Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Costumes featured in War Horse on display...

Steven Spielberg's movie adaptation of War Horse arrived in theatres this Christmas and to promote the World War I drama these original costumes featured in the film were on display at ArcLight Sherman Oaks cinema on December 27, 2011.

Original War Horse movie costume exhibit
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Based on Michael Morpurgo's children's book of the same name, the movie tells the tale of a young boy 'Albert' and the special bond he shares with his horse 'Joey', who is sold to the British cavalry during WWI. Albert enlists in the army and travels Europe to bring his horse back home to England.

War Horse movie billboard
War Horse film billboard
Joanna Johnston was Costume Designer on the movie and responsible for recreating the look of the Great War period in England and France.

Original movie costumes worn by Celine Buckens
and Emily Watson in War Horse
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Emily Watson wears this outfit as Albert's mother 'Rose Narracott' and they live in rural Devon in England.

Costume worn by Emily Watson as
Rose Narracott in War Horse
Emily Watson War Horse movie costume
This yellow dress is worn by Celine Buckens as a young French girl, 'Emilie', who find Joey the horse after he has been captured by Germans.

Dress worn by Celine Buckens as Emilie in War Horse
Celine Buckens War Horse movie dress

Film costumes worn by Jeremy Irvine
and Tom Hiddleston in War Horse
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This outfit is worn by Jeremy Irvine as 'Albert Narracott' who is a farmer's son in rural England, who develops a special bond with the thoroughbred colt his father buys.
Outfit worn by Jeremy Irvine as Albert Narracott in War Horse
Jeremy Irvine War Horse movie costume
Tom Hiddleston wears this British blue cavalry uniform as 'Captain Nicholls' in the movie. He buys Joey from Albert's father and is killed on the battlefield in the cavalry charge against the Germans.

Uniform worn by Tom Hiddleston as
Captain Nicholls in War Horse
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If you're a fan of horses, be sure to check out these original costumes and props from Disney's Secretariat.

War Horse movie billboard
War Horse movie billboard
Buy the book this movie is adapted from: War Horse: (Movie Cover)
Download the Kindle book: War Horse
Buy the movie soundtrack: War Horse

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