Louise Glaum as Adrienne Renault in 'Sex' Designed by Louise Glaum

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A custom-made vamp costume resembling a spider. The ensemble consists of a short legged body suit of black tulle, ornamented with black celluloid sequins and trimmed at leg with black cycle-shaped payettes; leg wraps of black silk tulle over black satin ornamented with black celluloid sequins and payettes; spider web cape of silver glass blown pearls. Also included is a prop black sequin head band; ostrich feather plume; a second set of prop leggings created by the V&A for exhibition.

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"A Pictorial History of the Silent Screen," Daniel Blum, Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, 1953, pg. 191 (photo).

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“Louise Glaum as Adrienne Renault in 'Sex' Designed by Louise Glaum,” Film Costume Collection, accessed June 18, 2024, https://filmcostumecollection.omeka.net/items/show/1160.

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