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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 Women He's Undressed
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'Women He's Undressed is a cinema length documentary that explores the life of Australia's most prolific costume designer. Until now Orry-Kelly has been unacknowledged in his country of birth and pretty well forgotten in the adopted country of his greatest success. During the boom years of Hollywood he was the costume designer on an astonishing 282 motion pictures. He designed for the stars like Marilyn Munroe, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Rosalind Russell, Errol Flynn and many more of the immortals. His films included Some Like It Hot, Casablanca, An American in Paris and Now, Voyager. Orry-Kelly (Jack to his friends) won three Academy Awards and was nominated for a fourth. Orry-Kelly was Head of Warner Brothers Costume Department during the richest period of American film, the establishment of the dream factory and its effect on mass culture. He was outrageous, witty, outspoken, a drinker and uncompromising but he survived partially protected by his friendship with Jack and Ann ... Written by Damien Parer' (Publication summary)

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Searing Documentaries Steal the Show as Australian Cinema Rides a New Wave Luke Buckmaster , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 24 May 2016;
'From Chasing Asylum to Sherpa, a new class of rabble-rousing, boredom-detonating Australian documentaries is buzzing with a sense of urgency.'
Dressing and Undressing Hollywood Kate Robertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , August 2015;
Review : Women He's Undressed Eloise Ross , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 373 2015; (p. 53)

— Review of Women He's Undressed Katherine Thomson , 2015 single work film/TV biography
Our Forgotten Oscar Star Fiona Purdon , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 July 2015; (p. 16)
Dressed to Thrill in Hollywood Garry Maddox , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 July 2015; (p. 34)

— Review of Women He's Undressed Katherine Thomson , 2015 single work film/TV biography
Dressed to Thrill in Hollywood Garry Maddox , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 17 July 2015; (p. 34)

— Review of Women He's Undressed Katherine Thomson , 2015 single work film/TV biography
Review : Women He's Undressed Eloise Ross , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , August no. 373 2015; (p. 53)

— Review of Women He's Undressed Katherine Thomson , 2015 single work film/TV biography
Australian Talent Leads Sydney Film Festival 2015 Alexandra Spring , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 6 May 2015;
Lost Oscars from Hollywood’s Golden Years Heading Our Way Garry Maddox , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 30-31 May 2015; (p. 17)
Our Forgotten Oscar Star Fiona Purdon , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 11 July 2015; (p. 16)
Dressing and Undressing Hollywood Kate Robertson , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: Overland [Online] , August 2015;
Searing Documentaries Steal the Show as Australian Cinema Rides a New Wave Luke Buckmaster , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Guardian Australia , 24 May 2016;
'From Chasing Asylum to Sherpa, a new class of rabble-rousing, boredom-detonating Australian documentaries is buzzing with a sense of urgency.'
Last amended 5 May 2016 12:04:20
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  • Kiama, Kiama area, Illawarra, South Coast, New South Wales,
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