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    An Elaborate and Beautiful Costume by Manuel from "Rhinestone." 20th Century Fox, 1984. The top made of black wool, long sleeves, beautiful and ornate red and white rhinestone detailing/fringe on the collar, top and back yoke, and cuffs, tuck-in strap at waist, label reads "Manuel / Exclusive Clothier" [the protégé to Nudie Cohn of the famous Nudie's Rodeo Tailors, tailor to the stars for decades]; together with matching pants, stir-up feet, white rhinestone detailing on front pockets and a matching belt with an oval buckle adorned with same red and white rhinestones, similar label as top; also included is a pair of black leather cowboy boots still further adorned with white rhinestones; worn by Stallone as "Nick" in this musical comedy that co-starred the incomparable Dolly Parton as "Jake Farris." (Please note the top is extremely heavy due to the thousands of quality rhinestones used to make this ensemble with only a few missing.)

    "Do you know what this cost to make? $30,000! And it's about 25 pounds! The movie wasn't so good but the costume was great! It was made by Manuel who was a protégé of Nudie Cohn, the legendary tailor here in Hollywood. The design itself is a throwback to the Wild West but Manuel brought it up to Las Vegas standards with all its glitter and rhinestones. This is probably the heaviest single costume I ever had to wear, and the hottest temperature-wise, that I was ever forced into, but I had a lot of fun wearing it. I also had a ball singing with Dolly Parton -- I just wish my voice was as good as hers! Making this movie was one of those 'once-in-a-lifetime' situations."

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    December, 2015
    18th-20th Friday-Sunday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
    Atul J. ,
    Irvine, CA
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