When I heard that an actress named Susan Claussen was appearing in a one-woman drama about Edith Head, I immediately booked a ticket to her opening night performance at the Odyssey Theatre.
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With the 83rd Academy Awards just around the corner, people the world over are gearing up to watch what is arguably the most fun part about the Oscars...
Ms. Head's snippets of advice and witticisms were as closely heeded as those attributed to Coco Chanel, and they remain relevant today: "You can have anything you want in life if you dress for it."
There are few things that film buffs and fashion fiends wouldn't do for the chance to converse with legendary Hollywood costume designer Edith Head, who dressed the silent film stars of the 1920s.
Edith may have won 8 Academy Awards, but she did not always win the respect of other designers.
If the AFI is going to honor lifetime achievement in film, they should do so. For starters, how about Neil Simon? He's one of the few screenwriters whose name the public actually recognizes.
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