Women He's Undressed

Women He's Undressed (2015)


Women He's Undressed is a cinema length documentary that explores the life of Australia's most prolific costume designer. Until now Orry-Kelly has been unacknowledged in his country of birth and pretty well forgotten in the adopted country of his greatest success. During the boom years of Hollywood he was the costume designer on an astonishing 282 motion pictures. He designed for the stars like Marilyn Munroe, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Rosalind Russell, Errol Flynn and many more of the immortals. His films included Some Like It Hot, Casablanca, An American in Paris and Now, Voyager. Orry-Kelly (Jack to his friends) won three Academy Awards and was nominated for a fourth. Orry-Kelly was Head of Warner Brothers Costume Department during the richest period of American film, the establishment of the dream factory and its effect on mass culture. He was outrageous, witty, outspoken, a drinker and uncompromising but he survived partially protected by his friendship with Jack and Ann.

Director: Gillian Armstrong

Release Date: 2015-06-11
Status: Released
Run time: 100 min / 1:40
Production Company : Damien Parer Productions
Production Country: Australia




Darren Gilshenan
Angela Lansbury
Jane Fonda
Catherine Martin
Ann Roth


Directing Gillian Armstrong Director
Writing Katherine Thomson Writer
Sound Cezary Skubiszewski Music
Editing Nicholas Beauman Editor
Crew Anna Howard Cinematography

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