Errol Flynn as Don Juan in 'The Adventures of Don Juan' Designed by Marjorie Best \ Leah Rhodes\ William Travilla

Description

Swash-buckling ensemble of a brown velvet tunic, trimmed with black insets at bodice and sleeves, wide cuffs of black cotton, ornamented over black insets with grey cording; black cotton sleeveless wrap shirt; black tights and brown silk head scarf trimmed with gold ribbon, slashed at left shoulder and waist and left shirt lapel as used in film. Tunic has a WARNER BROTHERS label inscribed [11-4-47 691 ERROL FLYNN 2453]. The shirt has a label reading [691 ERROL FLYNN 2450]; pair of prop brown leather prop boots.

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Additional Notes

The ensemble was worn in the final battle sequence with Basil Rathbone. The film received the Academy Award for Best Costume Design-Color for 1949.

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Citation

“Errol Flynn as Don Juan in 'The Adventures of Don Juan' Designed by Marjorie Best \ Leah Rhodes\ William Travilla,” Film Costume Collection, accessed June 18, 2024, https://filmcostumecollection.omeka.net/items/show/1178.

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