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Costume sketch by Edith Head for Grace Kelly in ‘Rear Window’, 1954.
“To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful.. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking” 

Agnes De Mille
Joan Crawford, Norman Shearer, Rosalind Russell. 
Publicity still for The Women
Hermes Pan choreographer to Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.  Pictured here with Ginger.  Highly entertaining blog Beguiling Hollywood, great insider history on old Hollywood and more.
I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
Life would be so wonderful if we only knew what to do with it. 

Greta Garbo
Sketch from the amazing Edith Head.  
Dress for Bette Davis in All About Eve.
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