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Edith Head

Designer (28-Oct-1897 — 24-Oct-1981)


David Chierichetti. Edith Head: The Life and Times of Hollywood's Celebrated Designer. New York City: HarperCollinsPublishers. 2003. 251pp.

Edith Head; Joan Kesner Ardmore. The Dress Doctor. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co.. 1959. 249pp.

Edith Head; Paddy Calistro. Edith Head's Hollywood. New York City: E.P. Dutton. 1983. 240pp.

Virginia Hirsch. Edith Head: Film Costume Designer. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas. 1973. 437pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Internet Broadway Database [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.228)

  8. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.384)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.249)

  10. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.359)

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