Jane Russell Helps the Children, Says No to Howard Hughes’ Bra Design, Needs Her Sleep, & Proves That Church Ladies Can Curse Like Sailors.
Jane Russell is a War Bride, Bob Hope Almost Gets Blood Poisoning, Jane & Bob Become Best Buds, and Mountains Move! It’s 1948’s The Paleface.
Jane Russell Becomes a Redhead, Howard Hughes Leaves the Movies, & Jane Starts Her Own Production Company. It’s The Revolt of Mamie Stover.
Marilyn Monroe Proves She’s A Star, Jane Russell Becomes a Mom, & Joan Crawford is Scandalized. From 1953, it’s Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
[…] Young Billy Travilla. The Underappreicated Talent of Billy Travilla Over the course of his career, Billy Travilla dressed an estimated 270 stars, including Marilyn Monroe, Loretta Young, Jane Russell, Sharon Tate, Joanne Woodward, Diahann Carroll, Paul Newman, Clark Gable, Tony Curtis, and Charles Bronson. Travilla’s designs for Marilyn Monroe alone created the iconic look […]
[…] one of Ann’s evening gowns. The eye-catching vertical sequin Travilla gown Ann wears in Nora Prentiss (1947). Travilla would use the same sequin design for one of Jane Russell’s stunning gowns in 1956’s The Revolt of Mamie Stover. Travilla incorporates the vertical sequin stripes from Nora Prentiss (1947) in The Revolt of Mamie Stover […]
[…] for a surprise when the acid-tongued Billy Wilder replied: Tony Curtis wears some of his famous tight pants–which he was known to design himself–as he carries wife Janet Leigh over the threshold. “The trouble with you, Tony, is that you’re only interested in little pants and big billing.” Always great with a quick retort, […]