RE: [ICG-D] Re: Historical Masquerade Judging Question
- Films of the silent era were some of the worse offenders.
From: ICG-D@yahoogroups.com [mailto:ICG-D@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of bruno@...
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Subject: RE: [ICG-D] Re: Historical Masquerade Judging Question
In films of that time period (50s, 60s, 70s), the lead characters
costumes often had a lot more creative license. But the background
extras often had very good costumes.
On 2012-06-07 23:10, JoAnn Abbott wrote:
> So if you are recreating something like Liz Taylor's Ivanhoe, and
> zipper in a 12th century gown, go for it!
> JoAnn in VA
> Who visibly winces at darts and zippers in those 1950's costumes.
> even get me started on the collar to Cyd Charisse's dress in
> Brigadoon or
> some of the hairstyles and dresses in Dr Zhivago...
> Y'know, that would be a fun panel. "How Hollywood got it WRONG" with
> from films and explanations/demonstrations of what they should have
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- I like this concept! Real vs. Faux would be very interesting.
I'd definitely make time in my schedule to see both.
--- In ICG-D@yahoogroups.com, Barb Schofield <wilberforcebarb@...> wrote:
> We did a panel about 15 years ago on costumes for Queen Elizabeth I.Â It was in two parts.Â The first hour showed film clips from the various films from the 1930's to present day BBC productions, and how the costumes evolved to reflect the styles of the year when they were filmed.Â The second hour was on recreating Elizabethan costumes.Â Â Both very popular panels.
> We used the same 2 hour format in the lastÂ few of years to showÂ pirate, Robin Hood and vampire costumes.
> I like using visual presentations as much as possible, as costuming is a visual medium.Â