Janet Leigh as Bess Houdini in 'Houdini' Designed by Edith Head


Victorian gown consisting of [C078A] cream organza over pink taffeta boned bodice, trimmed at sleeve cuff, v-cut collar and waist with a wide band of applied two different styles of ecru floral lace, band collar with two narrow bands of purple velvet with bow at front (Paramount Ladies Wardrobe stamp on inside lining); [C078B] matching skirt built over pink taffeta, two rows of accordion pleated ruffle at hem, three tiers of lace applied to purple velvet bands that run around skirt, two oval velvet panels with applied lace creating bustle at rear, additional different lace ruffle at the bottom of the above ruffles, purple velvet band at bottom hem (illegible Paramount label and with Paramount Ladies Wardrobe stamp on inside).





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