Queen Elizabeth I was one of history’s most fascinating, powerful and brilliant characters. England enjoyed a golden age during her long and turbulent reign. Her life has inspired many screen treatments, movies and television, and this book showcases the queen as portrayed Bette Davis, Cate Blanchett, Vanessa Redgrave, Judi Dench, Helen Mirren and Glenda Jackon. Costumes from many of the successful motion picture and television versions of the life and loves of the Virgin Queen include:
Les Amours de la Reine Elizabeth starring Sarah Bernhardt. Costumes by Paul Poiret.
The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex starring Bette Davis. Costumes by Orry-Kelly.
The Virgin Queen starring Bette Davis. Costumes by Mary Wills.
Elizabeth starring Cate Blanchett. Costumes by Alexandra Byrne.
Elizabeth, The Golden Age starring Cate Blanchett. Costumes by Alexandra Byrne.
Elizabeth R starring Glenda Jackson. Costumes by Elizabeth Walker.
Shakespeare in Love with Judi Dench. Costumes by Sandy Powell.
Anonymous with Vanessa Redgrave. Costumes by Lisy Christi.
Elizabeth I starring Helen Mirren. Costumes by Mike O’Neil.
Plus costumes from The Queen starring Helen Mirren. Costumes by Consolata Boyle.
Part of a new series by artist and Hollywood fashion historian David Wolfe, this is a super-sized book with six star paper dolls on a cardstock centerfold plus ten pages of clothes!