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Albert Wolsky costume design drawings
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Description
The Albert Wolsky costume design drawings span the years 1977-2007 and encompass 4 linear feet. The collection consists of 83 pencil and watercolor drawings for 10 films, including ACROSS THE UNIVERSE (2007), ALL THAT JAZZ, BUGSY, GREASE (1978), SOPHIE'S CHOICE (1982), and TOYS (1992).
Background
Albert Wolsky is a French-born costume designer active in film since the 1960s. He was born in Paris and graduated from City College in New York. After a brief stint in the travel industry, Wolsky began working for costume designer Helene Pons on the Broadway production of "Camelot" in 1960. Wolsky's first film credit was the 1968 production THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER. He has been nominated for seven Academy Awards and received two for his work on ALL THAT JAZZ (1979) and BUGSY (1991).
Extent
4 linear feet of papers.
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.
Availability
Available by appointment only.