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Edith Head the fifty-year career of Hollywood"s greatest costume designer by Jay Jorgensen

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Published by Running Press, Lifetime Media in Philadelphia, [New York, NY] .
Written in English


  • Fashion designers,
  • Biography,
  • Motion picture actors and actresses

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJay Jorgensen ; introduction by Sandy Powell
LC ClassificationsTT505.H4 J67 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination400 p. :
Number of Pages400
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24798943M
ISBN 109780762438051
LC Control Number2010926483

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