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Travis Banton (1894–1958)

Travis Banton was the star costume designer at Paramount during the studio's heyday of glamour and sophistication in the 1930's. During his tenure (1924-38), he created imaginative, often daring designs for stars like Kay Francis, Carole Lombard, Mae West and, most famously, Marlene Dietrich. His best work was done in tandem with the director ... See full bio »

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 1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode dated 10 April 1956 (1956) ... (gowns)
 1951 Valentino
 1950 Never a Dull Moment (gowns)
 1948 The Velvet Touch (costumes designed by)
 1947 Secret Beyond the Door... (gowns)
 1947 The Paradine Case (gowns)
 1947 The Lost Moment (gowns)
 1947 The Guilt of Janet Ames (gowns)
 1947 I'll Be Yours
 1946 Magnificent Doll (gowns)
 1946 The Runaround (gowns)
 1946 Tangier
 1945 Frontier Gal
 1945 Wonder Man (costumes)
 1944 Cover Girl (gowns)
 1941 Man Hunt
 1941 Western Union
 1941 Hudson's Bay
 1940 Chad Hanna (costumes)
 1940 Tin Pan Alley (costumes)
 1940 Down Argentine Way (costumes)
 1940 Maryland
 1940 Four Sons (costumes)
 1940 Lillian Russell (costumes)
 1939 Slightly Honorable (gowns)
 1939 Raffles (costumes)
 1939 Eternally Yours (other gowns)
 1937 Angel
 1937 Easy Living
 1937 Swing High, Swing Low (costumes designed by)
 1937 Maid of Salem (costumes designed by)
 1936 The General Died at Dawn (costumes designed by)
 1936 The Princess Comes Across (costumes designed by)
 1936 Desire
 1936 Love Before Breakfast (gowns: Miss Lombard's)
 1935 The Fashion Side of Hollywood (Documentary short)
 1935 Two-Fisted
 1935 Accent on Youth (gowns, uncredited)
 1935 Ruggles of Red Gap (uncredited)
 1935 Rumba
 1935 The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (uncredited)
 1935 Enter Madame!
 1934 The Notorious Sophie Lang (uncredited)
 1934 The Scarlet Empress (uncredited)
 1934 Death Takes a Holiday (uncredited)
 1934 All of Me (gowns, uncredited)
 1934 Nana
 1933 Design for Living (uncredited)
 1933 Sitting Pretty (uncredited)
 1933 Torch Singer
 1933 One Sunday Afternoon (uncredited)
 1933 The Song of Songs (uncredited)
 1933 International House (uncredited)
 1932 A Farewell to Arms (uncredited)
 1932 Trouble in Paradise (gowns)
 1932 Blonde Venus (uncredited)
 1932 Love Me Tonight (uncredited)
 1932 Devil and the Deep (uncredited)
 1932 One Hour with You (gowns)
 1932 Shanghai Express (gowns)
 1932 No One Man (uncredited)
 1931 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (uncredited)
 1931 Dishonored (uncredited)
 1930 Monte Carlo (uncredited)
 1929 The Love Parade (uncredited)
 1929 The Wild Party (uncredited)
 1929 Chinatown Nights (uncredited)
 1929 The Canary Murder Case (uncredited)
 1928 Doomsday
 1927 Underworld
 1927 Wings (uncredited)
 1926 Mantrap (uncredited)
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (28 credits)
Show Show Self (1 credit)

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[on Carole Lombard] You could toss a bolt of fabric at Carole Lombard and however it would land on her she would look smart.

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