Grace Kelly Paper Dolls in Full Color

Courier Corporation, 1 de gen. 1986 - 32 pàgines
To a few people, she was Grace Kelly of Philadelphia. To her movie fans, she was a cool, dignified and glamorous leading lady, and to countless others, she was the American girl who became a fairy-tale princess.

Now, in this new paper doll collection, noted illustrator Tom Tierney recreates over 30 memorable outfits worn by the actress in major rolls and events in her life. Sixteen full-color plates include four dolls (three of Grace and one of Prince Rainier), while 32 skillfulkly rendered illustrations of costumes, gowns and outfits recall special events - from a dress worn in her professional stage debut in 1949, to a Dior outfit worn at a party in her honor in 1982.

Her film fans will be pleased to find costumes from 11 film roles, including an appropriately prim dress she wore as Gary Cooper's Quaker bride in "High Noon" (1952); an elegant evening ensemble from "Rear Window" (1954); the sumptuous evening dress worn in "To Catch a Thief" (1955); and a graceful gown from "The Swan" (1956). Also included in this volume are the dress worn for the Academy Awards presentation at which she won her 1954 Oscar, and here royal wedding gown - made of 250 yards of antique heirloom lace. Two family groupings also feature delightful portraits of the royal children.

Paper doll enthusiasts will want to add this unique volume to their collection, while Grace Kelly fans and movie buffs will treaure this colorful tribute to a talented actress and charming modern-day princess.


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One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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