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Jean Louis (I) (1907–1997)

This Hollywood costume designer is best known for his creation of the strapless black gown worn by Rita Hayworth in Gilda (1946). He also designed the gowns worn by Loretta Young during her swirling entrances in her "Loretta Young Show" on TV during the 50's and 60's. (Decades later, he and Miss Young would marry.) See full bio »

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From Here to Eternity Costume Designer
Judgment at Nuremberg Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gilda Costume Designer
A Star Is Born Costume Designer


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 1974 The Chinese Prime Minister (TV Movie)
 1973 40 Carats
 1973 Lost Horizon
 1973 An Evening with Marlene Dietrich (Documentary)
 1968 Magic of Marlene (TV Movie documentary) (uncredited)
 1968 Don't Just Stand There (gowns designed by)
 1968 P.J. (gowns designed by)
 1967 The Ballad of Josie (gowns)
 1967 Rosie! (gowns)
 1965-1967 Green Acres (TV Series) (22 episodes)
- The Thing (1967) ... (gowns)
- Uncle Ollie (1966) ... (gowns: Eva Gabor)
- Culture (1966) ... (gowns: Eva Gabor)
- The Rains Came (1966) ... (gowns: Eva Gabor)
- Horse? What Horse? (1966) ... (gowns: Eva Gabor)
 1967 Banning (gowns)
 1967 Thoroughly Modern Millie (gowns)
 1966 Gambit (gowns designer)
 1966 Blindfold (gowns)
 1966 Madame X (gowns designed by)
 1965 That Funny Feeling (gowns)
 1965 Mirage (gowns designed by)
 1964 Send Me No Flowers (gowns)
 1964 I'd Rather Be Rich (gowns)
 1964 Bedtime Story
 1963 For Love or Money (gowns designed by)
 1963 The Thrill of It All (gowns)
 1962 Something's Got to Give (Short)
 1962 The New Loretta Young Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Somebody Somewhere (1962) ... (Miss Young's personal gown)
 1962 If a Man Answers (gowns)
 1961 Back Street (gowns)
 1960 Astaire Time (TV Special) (gowns: Barrie Chase)
 1960 Strangers When We Meet (gowns)
 1960 Portrait in Black (gowns)
 1960 Who Was That Lady? (gowns)
 1959 The Last Angry Man (gowns)
 1959 They Came to Cordura (uncredited)
 1958 Bell Book and Candle (gowns)
 1958 The Last Hurrah (gowns, uncredited)
 1957 Pal Joey (gowns)
 1957 3:10 to Yuma (gowns)
 1957 Jeanne Eagels (gowns)
 1957 The Garment Jungle (gowns)
 1956 The Montecarlo Story (gowns)
 1956 Nightfall (gowns)
 1956 Autumn Leaves (gowns)
 1956 The Eddy Duchin Story (gowns)
 1956 Over-Exposed (gowns)
 1956 Jubal (gowns)
 1956 Picnic (gowns)
 1955 Queen Bee (gowns)
 1955 My Sister Eileen (gowns)
 1955 5 Against the House (gowns)
 1955 Tight Spot (gowns)
 1955 Three for the Show (gowns)
 1955 The Violent Men (gowns)
 1955 The Long Gray Line (gowns)
 1954 Phffft (gowns)
 1954 Human Desire (gowns)
 1954 Pushover (gowns)
 1954 The Caine Mutiny (gowns)
 1954 It Should Happen to You (gowns)
 1953 Bad for Each Other (gowns)
 1953 Miss Sadie Thompson (gowns)
 1953 The Big Heat (gowns)
 1953 From Here to Eternity (gowns)
 1953 Let's Do It Again (gowns)
 1953 Salome (gowns)
 1952 The Golden Hawk (gowns)
 1952 Captain Pirate (gowns)
 1952 Affair in Trinidad (gowns)
 1952 The Brigand (gowns)
 1952 Paula
 1952 The Marrying Kind (gowns)
 1952 Scandal Sheet (gowns)
 1951 The Son of Dr. Jekyll (gowns)
 1951 Ten Tall Men (gowns)
 1951 The Family Secret (gowns)
 1951 Never Trust a Gambler (gowns)
 1951 Two of a Kind (gowns)
 1951 Mask of the Avenger (gowns)
 1951 The Texas Rangers (gowns)
 1951 Lorna Doone
 1951 The Brave Bulls (gowns)
 1950 Born Yesterday (gowns)
 1950 He's a Cockeyed Wonder (gowns)
 1950 Between Midnight and Dawn (gowns)
 1950 The Fuller Brush Girl (gowns)
 1950 The Petty Girl (gowns)
 1950 Rogues of Sherwood Forest (gowns)
 1950 In a Lonely Place (gowns)
 1950 No Sad Songs for Me (gowns)
 1950 The Good Humor Man (gowns)
 1950 A Woman of Distinction (gowns)
 1950 Father Is a Bachelor (gowns)
 1949 And Baby Makes Three (gowns)
 1949 Tell It to the Judge (gowns)
 1949 All the King's Men (gowns)
 1949 The Reckless Moment (gowns)
 1949 Tokyo Joe (gowns)
 1949 Miss Grant Takes Richmond (gowns)
 1949 Anna Lucasta
 1949 Johnny Allegro (gowns)
 1949 Slightly French (gowns)
 1949 Shockproof (gowns)
 1948 The Man from Colorado (costumes)
 1948 The Dark Past (gowns)
 1948 Luxury Liner
 1948 The Black Arrow (gowns)
 1948 The Sign of the Ram (gowns)
 1948 To the Ends of the Earth (gowns)
 1948 Relentless
 1948 I Love Trouble (gowns)
 1948 The Swordsman (gowns)
 1947 The Lady from Shanghai (gowns)
 1947 It Had to Be You (gowns)
 1947 Down to Earth (gowns)
 1947 Framed (gowns)
 1947 The Guilt of Janet Ames (gowns)
 1947 Cigarette Girl (uncredited)
 1947 Blind Spot
 1947 Johnny O'Clock (gowns)
 1947 Dead Reckoning (gowns)
 1946 The Thrill of Brazil (gowns)
 1946 Gallant Journey (gowns)
 1946 Renegades (gowns)
 1946 Perilous Holiday (gowns)
 1946 Gilda (gowns)
 1946 The Gentleman Misbehaves (uncredited)
 1946 The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (costumes)
 1946 Meet Me on Broadway (gowns)
 1946 Tomorrow Is Forever (costumes by)
 1945 She Wouldn't Say Yes (gowns)
 1945 Lawless Empire (uncredited)
 1945 My Name Is Julia Ross (uncredited)
 1945 Kiss and Tell
 1945 Over 21
 1945 Leave It to Blondie (uncredited)
 1945 Tonight and Every Night (gowns and costumes)
 1944 Together Again (gowns)
 1944 Strange Affair (gowns)
 1944 The Impatient Years (gowns)
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Costume designer for two Oscar Best Picture winners All the King's Men (1949) and From Here to Eternity (1953), and three other nominees Born Yesterday (1950), The Caine Mutiny (1954) and Picnic (1956), as well as being part of the costume department for three more nominees Judgment at Nuremberg (1961), Ship of Fools (1965) and Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967). See more »

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