Head, Edith

(1898-1981)
   Head began her career as an assistant costume designer at Paramount Studios. Throughout her career she received thirty-five Academy Award nominations and won eight of them for her costumes. Gifted with the ability to accentuate the positive and conceal the negative, Head is credited with assisting several stars and films with their success.

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  • HEAD, EDITH — (1897–1981), U.S. costume designer. Head was born Edith Claire Posener to Max and Anna Posener (née Levy) in San Bernardino, California. When her mother divorced and remarried, Edith took her stepfather s surname, Spare, and adopted his Roman… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Head,Edith — Head (hĕd), Edith. 1898? 1981. American costume designer for more than 1,000 motion pictures, including All About Eve (1950) and A Place in the Sun (1951). * * * …   Universalium

  • Head, Edith — born Oct. 28, 1897, San Bernardino, Calif., U.S. died Oct. 24, 1981, Hollywood, Calif. U.S. costume designer. She became chief designer at Paramount Pictures in 1933 and later worked at Universal. Hollywood s best known designer, she was noted… …   Universalium

  • Head, Edith — (28 oct. 1897, San Bernardino, Cal., EE.UU.–24 oct. 1981, Hollywood, Cal.). Diseñadora de vestuario estadounidense. Asumió como diseñadora en jefe de la Paramount Pictures en 1933, y en 1967 comenzó a trabajar en la Universal. Fue la más famosa… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Edith Head — Infobox Actor name = Edith Head birthname = Edith Claire Posener birthdate = birth date|1897|10|28 birthplace = Searchlight, Nevada deathdate = death date and age|1981|10|24|1897|10|28 deathplace = Los Angeles, California spouse = Charles Head… …   Wikipedia

  • Edith Head — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Edith et Head. Edith Head Données clés Nom de naissance Edith Claire Posener Naissance 28 octobre 1897 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Edith — /ee dith/, n. a female given name: from Old English words meaning rich, happy and war. Also, Edithe. * * * (as used in expressions) Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft Cavell Edith Louisa Evans Dame Edith Mary Hamilton Edith Head Edith Marsh Dame Edith …   Universalium

  • Edith — (as used in expressions) Edith Margaret Emily Ashcroft Cavell, Edith (Louisa) Evans, Dame Edith (Mary) Hamilton, Edith Head, Edith Marsh, Dame (Edith) Ngaio Piaf, Edith Edith Giovanna Gassion Edith Anna Oenone Somerville y Violet Florence Martin… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • head — headlike, adj. /hed/, n. 1. the upper part of the body in humans, joined to the trunk by the neck, containing the brain, eyes, ears, nose, and mouth. 2. the corresponding part of the body in other animals. 3. the head considered as the center of… …   Universalium

  • Edith Head — (* 28. Oktober 1897 in San Bernardino, Kalifornien, USA als Edith Claire Posener; † 24. Oktober 1981 in Los Angeles) war eine US amerikanische Kostümbildnerin für den Film. Sie versorgte fast 1000 US amerikanische Filme mit ihren Kostümentwürfen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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