Judy Garland as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Costumes by Adrian
The Ruby Slippers were regular shoes covered with red satin and lined with cream colored kid leather. There are 2300 sequins per shoe. The leather bow has 46 rhinestones, 42 bugle beads, 3 costume jewels, and there was red felt applied to the soles of the shoes to muffle the sounds of footsteps.
Her jumper was royal blue and white gingham. The top was tinted a light pink as white didn’t photograph properly underneath the bright technicolor lights. Beneath it, she wore a special corset de-emphasizing her bust and giving her a younger silhouette.
Ginger Rogers in her dressing room, 1933.
Carole Lombard, William Powell, and Gail Patrick in My Man Godfrey (1936).
Frank Sinatra on the state of the movie business and what makes a good picture at the 1963 Academy Awards
June Allyson is TCM’s Star of the Month for May! See the schedule here.
film meme» ten films [4/10]: After The Thin Man (1936)
Nick Charles: Who was that?
Nora Charles: Oh, you wouldn’t know them, darling. They’re respectable.
Carol Burnett, Tim Curry and Bernadette Peters perform “Easy Street” on Annie, 1982.
On Charlie’s Birthday, 16th April -‘The Cure’ was Released in 1917.