For Immediate Release:
March 26 thru APRIL 4, 2004
HOLLYWOOD - A Collection of Edith Head's costumes and original sketches designed for Hollywood's greatest stars of the Golden Era will be sold in conjunction with the collections of Phyllis Diller and Lorna Luft on JulienEntertainment.com. JulienEntertainment.com is proud to present this unparalleled collection of memorabilia from three Hollywood legends. The sale showcases close to 500 items to be sold without reserve.
Famed comedian Phyllis Diller is personally offering over 150 items which showcase her signature style and celebrate her 50 years in show business. Judy Garland's daughter, Lorna Luft, is sharing a group of over 40 costumes created for the Emmy award winning television special "Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows." The special won an unprecedented five Emmy awards, including Judy Davis' Emmy for her portrayal of Judy Garland in this special.
The sale will also included more than 300 pieces from Edith Head's personal collection, which she gave to her friend and colleague June Van Dyke, and have remained in the Van Dyke family until this time. This spectacular collection from Hollywood's most famous costume designer includes a wide range of items from her 58 year career in film. The sale will include over 125 original sketches, many of which are signed by Edith Head, screen-worn costumes and other costumes specially made for her fashion shows in the 1950s, 60s and 70's which featured recreations of classics created for Robert Redford and Paul Newman in "The Sting," Elizabeth Taylor in "A Place in the Sun," Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina," Olivia de Havilland in "The Heiress," Hedy Lamarr in "Samson and Delilah," Grace Kelly in "To Catch A Thief," Audrey Hepburn in "Roman Holiday," Lucille Ball in "Facts of Life," among many others. Also included is the custom designed piece Ms. Head wore to receive her 1974 Oscar for her work on "The Sting."
The highlights from all three collections will be on exhibit March 4 through April 4 at The Hollywood Museum located in the historic Max Factor Building at 1660 N. Highland Avenue at Hollywood Boulevard. The museum is open Thursdays through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. All are invited to attend a reception on March 27 at 6:30 p.m. with Phyllis Diller and Lorna Luft in attendance. The property will be on display and available for viewing at this time.
"We are delighted that the Museum will allow fans to view firsthand the sketches and costumes created for superstars by Edith Head in some of Hollywood's most memorable movies," said Darren Julien, whose website JulienEntertainment.com offers the items for sale online. Every item is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Contact: Darren Julien
Office: 310-836-1818 ~ Mobile: 818-694-8090
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