Gwen Wakeling costume design drawings
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014
Title: Gwen Wakeling costume design drawings
Date (inclusive): 1942-1966
Date (bulk): late 1950s-1960s
Collection number: 351
Creator: Wakeling, Gwen
Extent: 16 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Gwen Wakeling costume design drawings, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of Henry (Hank) Sterling, 1994-1995
Gwen Wakeling was an American costume designer active from the 1930s to 1960s. She married writer- director Henry J. Staudigl. Wakeling received an Academy Award for color costume design for SAMSON AND DELILAH (1949).
The Gwen Wakeling costume design drawings span the years 1942-1966 (bulk late 1950s-1960s) and encompass approximately 16 linear feet. Wakeling's freelance film career and her theater and television career from the late 1950s through the 1960s make up the bulk of the material. The collection contains more than 600 costume design drawings, including approximately 150 drawings for films, 50 for television, and 190 for stage productions. There are more than 200 unidentified drawings.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production files; 2. Television files; 3. Stage files; 4. Subject files
Wakeling, Gwen , 1901-1982--Archives.