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Now, some of those ensembles are on display for the first time in « Creating the Illusion: Costumes Characters from the Paramount Pictures Archive, » opening Saturday at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio and running through Aug. 12.

cheap moncler outlet Visitors to the show will have a rare opportunity to view more than 40 costumes linked to some of Paramount Pictures’ most memorable characters. The display includes the hippie cheap moncler coats phase outfit worn by « Forrest Gump’s » Jenny, who slogged through the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. From « Star Trek’s » Khan, Benedict Cumberbatch’s brown twill oil cloth coat with ribbed shawl collar is shown. Also, the Detroit Lions letterman jacket and Mumford t shirt cheap moncler outlet worn by Eddie Murphy in the « Beverly Hills Cop » franchise. Others include Morticia Addams’ purple gown that shows up black on screen, as well as the Ulster coat, eye patch and hat worn by Jeff Bridges in his role as Rooster Cogburn. cheap moncler outlet

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« What I like about it is, I do like contributing to the community, giving something back, » Thropp said. « Also, secondly, this is a good area to test the demographic. Paramount Archives has never mounted an exhibit like this. It’s a way just to get a sense for would the people enjoy this. It’s a testing ground. »

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cheap moncler jackets sale Wardrobe pieces on display include those from several films that moncler outlet received Oscar nominations for costume design, including « Coming to America » (1988), « The Addams Family » (1991), « Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events » (2004), « Dreamgirls » (2006), « True Grit » (2010) and « Florence Foster Jenkins » and « Allied » (2016). cheap moncler jackets sale

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Thropp borrowed the title of the show from a 2015 book by Jay Jorgensen and Donald Scoggins that explored the history of Hollywood costume design.

« I loved the title, and I thought, ‘How would I build something around that,' » he said. « None of these costumes are store bought. Every one was constructed from scratch, every one has some kind of story, something to tell about how the costume designer and the actor collaborate. »

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moncler outlet store « A lot of these clothes had really, really inglorious ends, » he said. « So it’s a powerful thing, getting to see that effigy of that star just in front of you. It really gives you a connection to a classic film. You feel like you’re almost there. » moncler outlet store

cheap moncler coats Thropp said movies of the period he chose to display now have historic appeal. cheap moncler coats

moncler factory outlet « You’re appealing to a different audience that grew up with Eddie Murphy in ‘Beverly moncler mens jackets Hills Cop 2,' » he said. « For the last generation, it was ‘Grease’ and ‘Happy Days’ and remembering the ’50s. Now, you’ve got a generation that’s looking back at the ’80s and ’90s. » moncler factory outlet

moncler jacket sale The Decorative Arts Center is itself a step back in time. It’s located in a Greek revival home constructed in 1835 by wealthy lawyer William Reese and his wife, Mary Elisabeth Sherman. Sherman was the daughter of Civil War general William Tecumseh Sherman, who grew up cheap moncler next door. moncler jacket sale

cheap moncler Director Elizabeth Brown said the venue shouldn’t be surprising, because « Ohio is really on the moncler outlet store front lines of the art world » at the moment. cheap moncler

cheap moncler jackets The « Creating the Illusion » exhibit will include a screening of « Coming to America » Saturday night at suburban Columbus’ Drexel Theater, followed by a Q cheap moncler sale with Thropp and Jorgensen; a curator’s talk and book signing Sunday; and a presentation on July 8 by Gayle Strege, curator of Ohio State University’s historic costume and textile collection cheap moncler jackets.