Leah Rhodes costume design drawings
Margaret Herrick Library © 2014
Title: Leah Rhodes costume design drawings
Date (inclusive): 1941-1970
Date (bulk): 1940s-1950s
Collection number: 96
Creator: Rhodes, Leah
Extent: 5.3 linear feet of papers.
Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Leah Rhodes costume design drawings, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Gift of the Leah Rhodes family (Eugene Montgomery, Walter Montgomery, Etta Moriaty, Helen Oberholtzer, and Flora Richardson), 1986
Leah Rhodes was an American costume designer active from the 1930s through 1960s. She received an Academy Award in costume design for THE ADVENTURES OF DON JUAN (1949).
The Leah Rhodes costume design drawings span the years 1941-1970 (bulk 1940s-1950s) and encompass 5.3 linear feet. The collection consists almost entirely of original costume design drawings, with 30 films represented by approximately 120 designs. A sampling of Rhodes's nonfilm work, which ranged from general fashion design to elaborate costumes created for Las Vegas shows, is also included.
Arranged in the following series: 1. Production Art.
Rhodes, Leah , 1902-1986--Archives.