By Connie Furr Soloman, Jan Jewett
Liberace Extravaganza! via award-winning gown designers Connie Furr Soloman and Jan Jewett is a luxurious demonstrate of the well known entertainer’s extraordinary and over-the-top costumes.
No one may ever accuse Wladzlu Valentino Liberace of being demure. The the world over celebrated famous person is nearly to boot recognized for his crowd pleasing, flamboyant style as he's for his music.
Authorized by way of the Liberace origin, Liberace Extravaganza! positive factors a hundred and fifty full-color photos of his special clothing, 20 unique drawings from Liberace’s designers’ sketchbooks, behind-the-scenes tales from a few of his such a lot relied on couturiers and pals, and a foreword from Michael Travis, Liberace’s precept designer.
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Liberace dossier #16, Milwaukee Public Library”). 27. style (Oct. 15, 1958) [title and writer unknown]. 28. Marian Christy, “Liberace: great Showman Has recognized demanding Times,” The Ledger (September 12, 1974). 29. Faris, Liberace: A Bio-Bibliography, sixty three. 30. The Phil Donahue express (featured within the Liberace Museum; air date no longer available). 31. Aline Mosby, “Meet the fellow Who Made Liberace Glitter,” Binghamton Press (January 6, 1956). bankruptcy three: The Sixties and ’70s 32. big apple day-by-day information (July thirteen, 1969) [title and writer unknown]. 33. Ibid. 34. Maggie Sieger, “Seams like a dream,” day-by-day information (November 27, 1994). 35. Ibid. 36. Christie Mitchell, “Island’s gifted Thespians should still practice in Summer,” Galveston information (December 2, 1962). 37. Sieger, “Seams like a dream,” day-by-day information. 38. “Liberace,” Saturday night submit (December three, 1978) [title and writer unknown]. 39. “Liberace,” Washington big name (August 24, 1977) [title and writer unknown]. forty. “Liberace,” Saturday night put up (December three, 1978) [title and writer unknown]. forty-one. Liberace, Liberace: An Autobiography, 163. forty two. Morton Moss, la Herald-Examiner (June sixteen, 1969). forty three. “Bugle, Bangles and Beads,” (author unknown; August, 1973) [title and writer unknown]. forty four. Morton Moss, la bring in Examiner (further information unknown, 1969). forty five. Forrest Duke, “Liberace Out-Dazzles Hilton celebrity Liberace,” Las Vegas Review-Journal (June five, 1974). forty six. Emma, Trotter, “Glamorous Life,” luxurious Las Vegas (March, 2010). forty seven. Ibid. forty eight. Ibid. forty nine. Ibid. 50. Athan Karras, “Michael Travis, clothier for the Superstars,” Greek American evaluate (December, 2003). fifty one. Ibid. fifty two. Ibid. fifty three. Ibid. fifty four. Ibid. fifty five. Ibid. fifty six. Ibid. fifty seven. Betty J. Ott, Buffalo information (title unknown; August 23, 1959). bankruptcy four: The Eighties fifty eight. Liberace, Pianist,” Parade (article identify and writer unknown; February five, 1984). fifty nine. Benjamin Epstein, “Blackwell Dubs Princess Worst-Dressed,” l. a. instances (January 24, 1986). 60. Cheryl Lavin, “It’s Mr. Showmanship: Liberace maintains to financial institution on Self-Parody,” Chicago Tribune (November 10, 1986). sixty one. Ibid. sixty two. Mike Hodgkinson and Naomi Greenaway, “Sole Trader,” Sunday replicate, London (January 26, 2003). sixty three. Ibid. sixty four. Ibid. sixty five. Cindy Cullen Chapman, “Designer retains Liberace less than Lavish Wrap,” Gazette (courtesy of The Liberace starting place, n. d. ). sixty six. Quote provided by means of The Liberace Museum’s journey consultant. sixty seven. Elliot Krane, “Michael Travi$, De$igner of Liberace’$ $pangled $uit$,” this is often Las Vegas (April 20, 1979). sixty eight. Ibid. sixty nine. Liberace, the glorious deepest global of Liberace (New York: Harper and Row, 1986), 174. 70. Ibid. seventy one. Lavin, “It’s Mr. Showmanship: Liberace maintains To financial institution on Self-Parody,” Chicago Tribune. Liberace in a white fur coat made by means of Anna Nateece. Index The pagination of this digital variation doesn't fit the variation from which it was once created. to find a particular passage, please use your ebook reader’s seek instruments. A Acuna, Frank “Paco,” Black Beaded Tailcoat with Diamond Buttons spelling L-I-B-E-R-A-C-E Cream and Silver electrical Jacket Cream Tailcoat go well with Gold Jacket with “L” on Pocket and Vest Gold Paisley Jacket Olive-Green Tailcoat go well with pink Damask go well with of Tails pink, White, and Blue electrical swimsuit pink Jacket and White Vest Silver Knickers B Bain, Michael bow ties D Devore Gold-and-Black Tuxedo Gold Lamé Tuxedo White Tuxedo Di Fabrizio, Pasquale, shoes via paintings Deco boots beaded white gabardine boots black-and-red boots black beaded and rhinestone-heeled boots blue and gold army boots blue-gray Rococo boots Christmas Flame boots Hapsburg eagle boots ice blue boots King Neptune boots “Lasagna” boots Mexican matador boots purple and silver boots purple gabardine Fabergé boots red and silver boots red phoenix boots pink, white, and blue boots silver beaded boots Dior, Christian tuxedo with sequins gold lamé jacket E electrical costumes electrical Marching Band gown with Baton F absolutely decorated go well with and cape G gold lamé go well with H Head, Edith sizzling Pants Americana dress L Lapidus, Jim Candelabra swimsuit with Cape Piano Key Black Velvet swimsuit Rainbow-Stoned Denim Jumpsuit with connected Cape Lepautre, Pierre M marching band costumes N Nateece, Anna paintings Deco Cape Black Diamond Mink Cape Black Diamond Mink Coat with Mink Panels and Snakeskin Black Mink and Snakeskin Coat Black Upside-Down Monkey Fur Cape Blue loopy duvet swimsuit Christmas Cape eco-friendly Mandarin Cape “Lasagna” Cape “Lasagna” dress Mink Trench Coat red and Silver Cape with infrequent Empress Chinchilla Fur White Azurene Mink Cape O Ortiz, Frank Black-Beaded Silver Dinner Jacket electrical Blue Edwardian swimsuit Silver-Beaded Jacket with electrical Candelabra White swimsuit with Clef Notes S Sharaff, Irene Shoup, Howard Black Tuxedo with Gold Polka Dots Gold Lamé Smoking Jacket T Travis, Michael, paintings Deco Cape artwork Deco dress Black and pink Geometric Cape Black Diamond Mink go well with Black Mink and Snakeskin Coat Black Silk Damask go well with Black Upside-Down Monkey Fur Cape Blue and Gold army gown Blue and Gold Rococo Cape Blue and Gold Rococo gown Blue loopy duvet go well with Blue Fringed Vest and Jumpsuit Chauffeur dress with Blue Mink Trim Chopin-Style Jeweled go well with Christmas Cape Christmas gown Fabergé dress Fabergé gown Cape Flame Gold Geometric Beaded White Tailcoat and Jumpsuit eco-friendly Mandarin Cape Hapsburg Eagle Cape Hapsburg Eagle dress Ice-Blue Rhinestone Cutaway go well with King Neptune Cape King Neptune gown “Lasagna” Cape “Lasagna” gown Mexican Matador Cape Mexican Matador dress purple Sequin go well with and Cape red and crimson Phoenix Cape with Ostrich Feathers pink and red Phoenix gown with Ostrich Feathers pink and Silver Cape with infrequent Empress Chinchilla Fur pink and Silver dress pink, White, and Blue “Hot Pants” Cape purple, White, and Blue “Hot Pants” gown pink Jumpsuit and Black Jacket Rhinestone go well with go well with of Glass go well with of Glass Cape White Azurene Mink Cape White Ostrich Cape W white silk lamé tuxedo Y younger, Gordon, electrical costumes Acknowledgments It took a military to make this undertaking possible.