Saturday, November 12, 2011

Costumes from musical movies on display at Planet Hollywood Las Vegas...

In addition to all the other movie memorabilia on display at the Planet Hollywood Cafe in Las Vegas on April 7, 2011, there were also these costumes from famous musical and dance themed movies.

Costume worn by Jennifer Beals in Flashdance
Jennifer Beals Flashdance movie costumeJennifer Beals Flashdance movie costume
First up is this awfully 80's looking outfit worn by Jennifer Beals as 'Alex Owens' in 1983's Flashdance, where she starred as a woman with two jobs, a Pittsburgh welder and exotic dancer, in order to achieve her dream of getting into ballet school.
Flashdance movie poster
Flashdance movie poster
Michael Kaplan was Costume Designer on Flashdance and you can also see more of his costume designs in Burlesque, the 2009 Star Trek re-imagining and even Disney's The Sorcerer's Apprentice.

Coat worn by Natalie Wood in the movie version of Gypsy
Natalie Wood Gypsy movie coatNatalie Wood Gypsy costume
Next up is the overcoat worn by Natalie Wood as the burlesque dancer 'Gypsy Rose Lee' in the 1962 movie adaptation of the Broadway smash musical.

Gypsy movie poster
Gypsy movie poster
And finally, this suit was worn by Marlon Brando in the 1955 movie version of Guys and Dolls, as the charming 'Sky Masterson'.

Marlon Brando's suit from the Guys and Dolls movie
Marlon Brando suit Guys and Dolls
If you like these outfits, be sure to check out these other original costumes featured in musical movies.

Guys and Dolls movie poster
Guys and Dolls movie poster
Be sure to also check out these other cool costumes and props on display at Planet Hollywood venues in Las Vegas and in Orlando, Florida.
Planet Hollywood Cafe Las Vegas

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