Jean Louis
French costume designer
Jean Louis
Jean Louis was a French-born, Hollywood costume designer and an Academy Award winner for Costume Design. Louis worked as head designer for Columbia Pictures from 1944 to 1960.
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MOVIE REVIEW | 'I'M GLAD MY MOTHER IS ALIVE'; The Aftershocks of an Adoption Long Ago, Felt by Everyone Involved
NYTimes - over 5 years
The psychological crosscurrents in the sober, empathetic French drama ''I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive'' include potentially fatal riptides. The film tells the story of Thomas Jouvet (Vincent Rottiers), a man with a chip on his shoulder, who with his younger brother, Patrick, was given up for adoption by his birth mother. Years later Thomas, who was 5
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Las Vegas Restaurant Week begins today, continues through Sept. 11 - Las Vegas Sun
Google News - over 5 years
Chefs Andre Rochat and Rick Moonen flank Laura Croft at the Jean-Louis Palladin dinner at RM Seafood in Mandalay Bay on Oct. 17, 2010. By Robin Leach (contact) Check out VegasDeLuxe.com for more celebrity and arts and entertainment coverage
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Rochdale 1-3 Hartlepool - BBC Sport
Google News - over 5 years
Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro volleyed Rochdale level before James Poole restored Hartlepool's advantage from 20 yards. And Poole sealed the win, netting his second with four minutes remaining after latching onto Paul Murray's pass. Please turn on JavaScript. ... -
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Pharaons Rally: Jean-Louis Schlesser will start again in the Egyptan desert. - marathonrally.com
Google News - over 5 years
Collecting successes in cross country rally since 1992, Jean Louis Schlesser declares himself to be a great adventurer and "amateur" of open space races, and Egypt is one of his favorite playgrounds. It is here that he earned an unforgettable victory
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Jean Louis Akpa Akpro helps Rochdale beat QPR in Carling Cup - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro's powerful running down the left had already worried the home defence before Gary Jones dissected it with a smart pass to Ashley Grimes in the fifth minute. The goalkeeper, Brian Murphy, parried the striker's shot from the ... - -
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America's serious crime rate is plunging, but why? - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
Photograph: Jean Louis Atlan/Sygma/Corbis On one of the lifeless, uniform streets of America's capital, a bulky former crack cocaine dealer who goes by the nom de guerre of Tiny laments the passing of the old Washington DC. "Back then they called it
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Some University of Miami recruits say they are holding firm - Sun-Sentinel
Google News - over 5 years
Added Palm Beach Central wide receiver Angelo Jean Louis: "Schools are always trying to get in touch with me, but until there is proof or something happens, I'll hold my commitment. Definitely things could change, but as long as everything is the same,
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Hot French baguettes ... from a vending machine? - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
Now imagine stuffing a euro into a vending machine that dispenses warm baguettes with all the cachet of an ATM machine. Talk about a buzz kill. Read more about what French baker Jean-Louis Hecht calls the "bakery of tomorrow" by clicking here. - -
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Et voila! Baguettes from a vending machine - Ninemsn
Google News - over 5 years
Jean-Louis Hecht thinks he has the answer. The baker from northeast France has rolled out a 24-hour automated baguette dispenser, promising warm bread for hungry night owls, shift workers or anyone else who didn't have time to pick one up during their ... - -
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Stinger
NYTimes - over 5 years
The temperature was hovering near 90 degrees on the afternoon of Memorial Day when James O'Keefe III emerged from the woods and ambled over to my car. He was tall and thin, with pale skin and matted reddish hair. When his mug shot ran in the papers, some people told him he looked like Matthew Modine. Others said Lee Harvey Oswald. On the day I met
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Movie Review | 'House of Boys'
NYTimes - over 5 years
A gay tragedy in three acts and more than a dozen excellent songs, ''House of Boys'' conveys an emotional honesty that overrides its dated style. Following the exploits of Frank (Layke Anderson), a precocious high school runaway who finds haven in a low-rent burlesque house in Amsterdam, the story fully embraces its 1984 setting. Ronald Reagan is
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UConn Freshman RB Deshon Foxx Talks About Opportunity - Hartford Courant (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Lyle McCombs, Martin Hyppolite, Jonathan Jean-Louis and Jordan Huxtable are in the mix for the right to replace Jordan Todman, too. "DJ Shoemate is helping me out a lot that's for sure," Foxx said during an interview on campus
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Herm├Ęs: A Family Affair - FranceToday.com
Google News - over 5 years
The exceptional growth owes a great deal to the genius of Jean-Louis Dumas, who died in May 2010. Taking over as head of the company in 1978, and with the help of his cousins, he re-energized the silk, leather and ready-to-wear sectors; launched new
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Rhinoceros head stolen from French museum - AFP
Google News - over 5 years
Museum curator Jean-Louis Pointal said it was the latest in a string of rhinoceros head thefts in recent months. Thieves hit Rouen, France, in March, Liege in Belgium in June and the Belgian capital Brussels last week. Rhinoceros horn is prized in
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Jean-Louis wins NDP nomination in GPR - Standard Freeholder
Google News - over 5 years
The NDP held its nomination meeting this week, with Bonnie Jean-Louis chosen to be their representative. The Progressive Conservatives have had Marilissa Gosselin in place as their candidate since last summer. So far, no details are available regarding
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1997
    Age 89
    Died in 1997.
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  • 1993
    Age 85
    In 1993, four years after the death of his second wife, Louis married former client Loretta Young (married until his death in 1997).
    More Details Hide Details Hollywood Costume Design/ David Chierchetti, author ISBN 0-517-526379 In A Glamorous Fashion: The Fabulous Years Of Hollywood Costume Design/ W.Robert Lavine, author ISBN 0-684-16610-0 Jean Louis at Internet Movie Data Base
  • FIFTIES
  • 1962
    Age 54
    His most famous works include Rita Hayworth's black satin strapless dress from Gilda (1946), Marlene Dietrich's celebrated beaded souffle stagewear for her cabaret world tours, as well as the sheer, sparkling gown Marilyn Monroe wore when she sang "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to John F. Kennedy in 1962.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1944
    Age 36
    Louis worked as head designer for Columbia Pictures from 1944 to 1960.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1907
    Born
    Born in 1907.
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