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Barbara Karinska (1886–1983)

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Karinska's patron saint became Joan of Arc after becoming involved in the making of the Paramount feature film. Karinska was obsessed with the images of Joan of Arc, surrounding both her wardrobe costume office and her East side Town house with sculptures, medals, and religious tributes. See more trivia »

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Filmography

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 2011 Jewels (TV Movie) (as Karinska)
 2007 Learn to Be a Princess (Video short)
 2006 Learn to Dance Like a Princess! (Video short)
 1958 Playhouse 90 (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Nutcracker (1958) ... (as Karinska)
 1954 Ulysses (as Madame Karinska)
 1954 It's the Paris Life (as Karinsky)
 1953 A Lady Without Camelias (as Kariinska)
 1948 Joan of Arc (as Karinska)
 1946 Blue Skies (as Karinsky)
 1946 Un revenant (as Karinsky)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Kariinska | Madame Barbara Karinska | Madame Karinska | Mme. Karinska | Karinska | Karinsky
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Personal Quote:

"There is Shakespeare for literature and Madame Karinska for costumes." -- George Balanchine.

Trivia:

Mail (chain mail, chainmaille) is a type of armor consisting of small metal rings linked together in a pattern to form a mesh. A coat of this armor is often referred to as a hauberk. The "Joan of Arc" military-infantry chainmaille costumes-wardrobe posed a major problem in manufacturing as authentic wardrobe requirements - too costly to duplicate matching actual authentic chain mail - too heavy ... See more »

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