Sunday, December 26, 2010

Original True Grit movie costumes on display...

To promote the Coen Brothers 2010 remake of Western classic True Grit, ArcLight Hollywood and the Cinerama Dome cinemas both had fantastic displays of original costumes from the movie on December 24, 2010.

Original movie costumes on display from True Grit
True Grit movie costume exhibit
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True Grit movie costume display
Bear Man True Grit movie costume
Mary Zophres was responsible for Costume Design and helping to recreate the American Wild West world of True Grit.

True Grit movie billboard
True Grit movie billboard

Actual costume worn by Matt Damon
as La Beouf in True Grit
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In the movie Matt Damon plays Texas Ranger 'La Beouf'.

Costumes worn by Hailee Steinfeld as
Mattie Ross in True Grit
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True Grit Hailee Steinfeld movie costume
When the father of fourteen year old 'Mattie Ross', played by Hailee Steinfeld, is murdered by one of his hired hands she seeks out the help of a U.S. Marshal to help track down his killer.

Original outfits worn by Hailee Steinfeld
and Jeff Bridges in True Grit
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Jeff Bridges plays the drunken, one-eyed U.S. Marshall, 'Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn' (a role previously made famous in 1969 by iconic Cowboy film legend John Wayne), that helps the headstrong teenager.

Costume worn by Jeff Bridges as Rooster Cogburn in True Grit
Jeff Bridges True Grit movie costume
True Grit Jeff Bridges movie costume

True Grit movie poster
True Grit movie poster
In the movie remake Josh Brolin stars as 'Tom Chaney', Mattie's father's killer and horse thief.

Actual costume worn by Josh Brolin as Tom Chaney in True Grit
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Josh Brolin True Grit costume
And finally this is the 'Bear Man' costume worn by Ed Lee Corbin.

The actor wears this mammoth bear-skin coat, complete with the creature's head as a sort of hat, in a short, but memorable scene in the movie when he encounters Mattie and Rooster Cogburn.

Bear Man costume worn by Ed Corbin in True Grit
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Buy the original John Wayne movie: True Grit [Blu-ray]

Buy Charles Portis book that the movie is adapted from: True Grit

Buy the original movie soundtrack: True Grit

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