Sunday, September 7, 2008

Busy Gal

Hollywood, April 26, 1958: By 10:00 a.m., Paramount's top stitchmistress Edith Head is on her 16th cup of coffee and her 247th sketch!


  1. (Bitchy) legend has it that Ms. Head never learned how to sketch, and had one of her minions perform such dreary tasks. And yet another, no doubt, to artfully arange them before her.

  2. And here I was thinking it was the10th cup and 84th sketch that caused Ms. Head's eyes to glaze, resulting in the inverted -- though artful -- arrangement of said sketches to pass unnoticed by Ms. Head.

  3. Also legend has it that Edith Head gave good gown...