Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Military costumes from Barry Lyndon on display...

The Oscar-winning outfits from Stanley Kubrick's 1975 period drama, Barry Lyndon, proved extremely popular the other day, so here's another selection of costumes from the movie on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on January 10, 2013.

Original movie costumes from Barry Lyndon on display
Original Barry Lyndon movie costumes
Barry Lyndon French British regimental soldier movie costumes
Original Barry Lyndon movie costumes
This assortment of 18th Century regimental soldier uniforms and an original costume worn by Ryan O'Neal as the titular 'Barry Lyndon' were designed by Milena Canonero and Ulla-Britt Soderland, who shared an Academy Award for Best Costume Design for the film.

Barry Lyndon movie poster
Barry Lyndon movie poster
The film is inspired by the 1844 novel the 'Luck of Barry Lyndon' by William Makepeace Thackeray which follows the exploits of a fictional 18th century Irish adventurer.

Original costume worn by Ryan O'Neal as the titular Barry Lyndon
Ryan ONeal Barry Lyndon movie costume
Original Ryan ONeal Barry Lyndon costume
Barry Lyndon costume Stanley Kubrick exhibit LACMA
During his life 'Redmond Barry' joins the British army and fights against the French in the Seven Years' War. Deserting the army, he later seduces and marries the Countess of Lyndon, taking her name and becoming 'Redmond Barry Lyndon'.

French regimental soldier uniform from Barry Lyndon
Barry Lyndon French regimental soldier costume

British regimental soldier uniform from Barry Lyndon
Barry Lyndon British regimental soldier costume
Barry Lyndon British regimental soldier costume
If you like these original costumes, be sure to also check out these Lady Lyndon and Barry Lyndon film costumes also on display at LACMA.

Barry Lyndon movie poster
Barry Lyndon movie poster
Buy the movie: Barry Lyndon [Blu-ray]

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