Thursday, October 6, 2011

Hollywood’s Chinese Theatre “Hollywood Legends Collection” exhibit

The famed Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA is holding a special exhibit of Hollywood memorabilia which started September 30th.

The “Hollywood Legends Collection”, exhibit will feature almost 1,000 rare and well known costumes and props from some of the most iconic films ever created.
Highlights of the exhibit include:
  • Judy Garland’s blue and white dress she wore as Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz“ (MGM 1939)
  • Marilyn Monroe’s gold pleated dress used to promote “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes“(20th, 1953)
  • Vivian Leigh’s‘ green drapery gown from “Gone with The Wind” (Selznick/MGM, 1939)
  • Rita Hayworth’s black satin gown from “Gilda“ (Columbia, 1946)
  • One of the pairs of tablets (5-6 were created) used in the Charlton Heston film, “The Ten Commandments” (Paramount, 1956)
  • Elizabeth Taylor’s jewelry and headpieces from “Cleopatra” (20th, 1963)
The exhibit is open during normal theater hours and is free for movie ticket holders and included as part of the theater's VIP Tour.

For more information, visit this link.

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