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    Michelle Pfeiffer stage 2 "Catwoman" cowl from Batman Returns. (Warner Bros., 1992) This cowl was worn by Michelle Pfeiffer as "Catwoman" in Tim Burton's Batman Returns. The cowl includes an original foam latex form of Pfeiffer's head. The foam has shrunk slightly and the color has faded due to age. On the exposed foam there are remnants of dark black polish, which was applied to the cowl. A white sticker is located on the underside of the mask, indicating the "Stage 2" level of production-distress. Makeup and adhesive remnants are also present on the cowl's interior. An aluminum pinch bridge, inserted along the nosepiece to contour the mask to Ms. Pfeiffer's face, has been removed. Pfeiffer appeared as "Catwoman" throughout most of the film, and her costume went through three stages of deterioration as the story progressed. This "stage 2" tattered cowl is seen during the rooftop fight with "Batman", when "Catwoman" falls into a truck full of kitty litter. It is also seen when she meets "The Penguin" above his mayoral campaign office. This second stage of the costume is worn up until the Penguin tries to kill "Catwoman" by hooking her to his flying umbrella, but she manages to free herself and falls into a glass greenhouse. Famed production artist José Fernandez was commissioned to create the foam latex Catwoman cowls worn by Michele Pfeiffer. There were a total of thirty-six cowls made for the production of Batman Returns, with nine for each stage of distress. Almost all of these cowls were destroyed during production making this cowl a very rare piece of Batman history. Accompanied by a COA from Jose Fernandez.

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    October, 2014
    17th Friday
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