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    Ed Wynigear's Cleopatra Wardrobe Photo Archive with Costume Sketches. A lavish production made infamous for its (then) ostentatious $44 million budget, Joseph Mankiewicz's historical epic about the Egyptian queen stands as one of the most ambitious film projects of all time. Included is a pair of three-ring binders containing approximately 120 color 8" x 10" photo prints of assorted costume design sketches commissioned for the production, as well as 14 b&w 8" x 10" costume test photos (with one featuring Elizabeth Taylor), two 10" x 15" costume design sketches by costume designer Vittorio Nino Novarese (who won an Academy Award for his work on the film), and a program book and two commemorative medallions from the June 18, 1963 premiere screening. The items are from the personal collection of wardrobe supervisor Ed Wynigear, and are in overall very Fine to Excellent condition. From the Ed Wynigear Estate. Accompanied by LOA from Ed Wynigear's son, James Wynigear.


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    February, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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