"Most screen gowns are designed for especially dramatic women, to wear in a series of dramatic scenes, that comprise more drama than most women have in their whole lives."
About the Author
Deborah Nadoolman Landis recently completed her second term as president of the Hollywood Costume Designers Guild, of which she has been a member for nearly thirty years. Her costume design credits include <i>Animal House</i>, <i>The Blues Brothers</i>, <i>Raiders of the Lost Ark</i>, <i>The Three Amigos</i> and <i>Coming to America</i>, for which she received an Academy Award nomination. Landis has a Ph.D. in the history of costume design from the Royal College of Art and lives with her husband, director John Landis, in Beverly Hills, CA.