Irene Sharaff

  • Career

    Her work earned her five Academy Awards and a Tony Award.
    She designed costumes for at least 71 events, including theater, movies, performances.
  • Born in Boston

    Born in Boston
    She studied at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts, the Art Students League of New York, and the Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Paris.
  • Debut

    Debut
    Her debut production was the 1931 Broadway production of Alice in Wonderland, starring Eva Le Gallienne
  • Vivacious Lady

    Vivacious Lady
    Dress for Ginger Rogers
  • Eternally Yours

    Eternally Yours
    Dress for Loretta Young
  • You'll Never Get Rich

    You'll Never Get Rich
    Dress for Rita Hayworth
  • Mr. and Mra.Smith

    Mr. and Mra.Smith
    Directed by Alfred Hichcock
  • The Devil and Miss Jones

    The Devil and Miss Jones
    A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.
  • The Human Comedy

    The Human Comedy
    The film is the story of a teenaged Homer Macauley in high school, working part-time as a telegram delivery boy, in the fictional town of Ithaca, California, during World War II. The effects of the war on the "Home Front" over a year in Homer's life are depicted in sentimental scenarios involving himself, his family, friends, and neighbors, and acquaintances encountered. The storyline is directed by a narrator, Homer's deceased father.
  • Madame Curie

    Madame Curie
  • I Dood It

    I Dood It
    I Dood It (UK title By Hook or by Crook) is a 1943 American musical-comedy film starring Red Skelton and Eleanor Powell, directed by Vincente Minnelli, and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The screenplay is by Fred Saidy and Sig Herzig and the film features Richard Ainley, Patricia Dane, Lena Horne, and Hazel Scott. John Hodiak plays a villain in this production, just his third movie role. Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra provide musical interludes.
  • A Stranger in Town

    A Stranger in Town
    In the small town of Crown Port local attorney Bill Adams is trying to break up the ring of corrupt town officials by running for mayor. The cards seemed stacked against him when he gets help from a visiting hunter who, unknown to Adams and the rest of the town, is actually vacationing supreme court justice John Josephus Grant.
  • Swing Shift Maisie

    Swing Shift Maisie
    Maisie gets a job at an airplane factory during World War II and falls in love with a handsome pilot.
  • Meet me in St. Louis

     Meet me in St. Louis
    She was a color lover and she demonstrated it in every design full of vibrant colors and she was able to show it to the world in Meet me in St. Louis' (1944), one of the first films where Techicolor began to be applied, becoming a box office success.
  • Gentle Annie

    Gentle Annie
    In 1901, an undercover US Marshal is sent to Oklahoma Territory to investigate a string of train robberies and arrest the culprits.
  • Broadway Rhythm

    Broadway Rhythm
    A reluctantly retired vaudevillian clashes with his producer son who thinks his father's entertainment is passe and audiences need something more sophisticated. Meanwhile the producer's father and sister secretly produce their own show.
  • Gaslight

    Gaslight
    Years after her aunt was murdered in her home, a young woman moves back into the house with her new husband. However, he has a secret that he will do anything to protect, even if it means driving his wife insane.
  • The Thin Man Goes Home

    The Thin Man Goes Home
    Nick and Nora visit Nick's hometown, and end up involved in a murder.
  • Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble

    Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble
  • Twice Blessed

    Twice Blessed
    Two twins have been separated since their parents divorced. Each envies the way of living of the other. One day, they decide to change families without saying anything to anyone ...
  • Adventure

    Adventure
    Dark, romantic, complicated drama about a rowdy merchant mariner and sophisticated librarian who clash over their lifestyles and values - and then fall in love.
  • The Hidden Eye

    The Hidden Eye
    Blind detective Duncan Maclaine relies on his working senses to piece together an assortment of clues to solve a case of murder.
  • Her Highness and the Bellboy

    Her Highness and the Bellboy
    A bellboy at a swanky New York hotel starts to ignore his girlfriend after meeting a beautiful European princess.
  • The Valley of Decision

    The Valley of Decision
    An Irish maid falls for the son of her wealthy boss, though their disapproving fathers and a bitter strike at the steel mill complicates matters.
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
  • Easy to Wed

    Easy to Wed
    To prevent a libel case against the paper, a reporter tries to compromise the reputation of a tycoon's slandered daughter.
  • The Dark Mirror

    The Dark Mirror
    A man is found murdered, with witnesses convinced about the woman they saw leaving his apartment. However, it becomes apparent that the woman has a twin, and finding out which one is the killer seems impossible.
  • Two Sisters from Boston

    Two Sisters from Boston
    It is a musical comedy film directed by Henry Koster and starring Kathryn Grayson, June Allyson, Lauritz Melchior, Jimmy Durante and Peter Lawford.
  • The Green Years

    The Green Years
    An orphaned young boy is guided by his great-grandfather and strives to go to university to become a doctor. However, the boy's harsh grandfather stands in his way.
  • The Hoodlum Saint

    The Hoodlum Saint
    After serving in the military during World War I, reporter Terry O'Neill returns home. He discovers that it is more difficult to find a job than he had thought.
  • The Best Years of Our Lives

    The Best Years of Our Lives
    Three World War II veterans return home to small-town America to discover that they and their families have been irreparably changed.
  • The Secret Heart

    The Secret Heart
    Lee, a woman dejected by the suicide of her husband, a famous pianist, must overcome the tragedy and support her two children. Despite everything, she is still in love with Chris, a former friend. The situation is complicated when the daughter, who ignores her mother's feelings, also falls in love with Chris.
  • Courage of Lassie

    Courage of Lassie
    Bill (Pal) gets separated from his litter, making friends with the wild creatures until he's found and adopted by young Kathie Merrick (Dame Elizabeth Taylor). An accident separates him from her, and he's drafted into K-9 duty in the trenches until battle fatigue takes its toll and he turns vicious. And even though he finds his way back home, he may be condemned as a killer.
  • Ziegfeld Follies

    Ziegfeld Follies
    Musical comedy directed, written and starring various directors, screenwriters and stars of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
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    Andy Hardy returns home after having fought in World War II. His girlfriend did not want to wait for him and is already with another boy, so, disheartened, he chooses to go to Latin America in search of another girl.
  • The Arnelo Affair

    The Arnelo Affair
    A lawyer's wife starts an affair with a mobster but is confronted by his other flame who ends-up murdered and the adulterous wife is set-up to take the blame for the killing.
  • The High Barbaree

    The High Barbaree
    Van Johnson is a navy pilot in WWII, who has been shot down in the Pacific on a bombing mission. He and a wounded comrade are the only survivors of the mission and are lost at sea. As they await rescue, Van Johnson recants his life's story and romance with girlfriend, June Allyson. It's a wonderful wholesome movie that the whole family will enjoy. Written by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall, the authors of Mutiny on the Bounty.
  • Song of The Thin Man

    Song of The Thin Man
    Nick and Nora investigate the murder of a bandleader in New York.
  • The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
    A clumsy daydreamer gets caught up in a sinister conspiracy.
  • The Unfinished Dance

    The Unfinished Dance
    Meg, a young ballet student, idolizes the school's top ballerina, the shallow Ariane Bouchet. Meg is distressed when she learns visiting prima ballerina Darina rather than Bouchet will play the lead in the school's production of "Swan Lake." So on opening night, Meg arranges an accident which nearly kills Darina and ends her dancing career. As a result, Bouchet becomes a star, while Meg is torn with guilt.
  • The Romance of Rosy Ridge

    The Romance of Rosy Ridge
    Directed by Roy Rowland, about a rural community bitterly divided during the aftermath of the American Civil War. It stars Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell, and Janet Leigh in her film debut. It was adapted from the novel of the same name by MacKinlay Kantor.
  • Fiesta

    Fiesta
    When a matador leaves town to focus on his music, his twin sister takes on his identity in the bullfighting ring.
  • The Hucksters

    The Hucksters
    A World War II veteran wants to return to advertising on his own terms, but finds it difficult to be successful and maintain his integrity.
  • Living in a Big Way

    Living in a Big Way
    Leo Gogarty marries Margaud Morgan after a whirlwind romance just before shipping out to war. When he returns he is surprised to discover not only that his bride is not what she led him to believe, but also that she expects a quick divorce. Both Mr. & Mrs Gogarty must find their place with or without each other in a society still adjusting to peace.
  • If Winter Comes

    If Winter Comes
    A great scandal is triggered when a well-meaning man welcomes a pregnant girl into his home.
  • The Beginning or The End

    The Beginning or The End
    A surprising Taurog docudrama starring the atomic bomb: its invention, its development and the damage it has already caused to Humanity.
  • The Bishop's Wife

    The Bishop's Wife
    An angel in human form enters the life of a bishop in order to help him build a new cathedral and repair his fractured marriage.
  • A Song IS Born

    A Song IS Born
    A runaway singer pretends to be in love with a music teacher to protect her from her pursuers.
  • Every Girl Should Be Married

    Every Girl Should Be Married
    A willful woman concocts an elaborate scheme to trap a handsome pediatrician into marriage.
  • In the Good Old Summertime

    In the Good Old Summertime
    In turn-of-the century America, Andrew and Veronica are co-workers in a music shop who dislike one another during working hours but unwillingly carry on an anonymous romance through the mail.
  • Shadow on the Wall

    Shadow on the Wall
    Angry that her sister Celia has stolen her boyfriend, Dell Faring murders her, leaving her brother-in-law David, knocked out in the course of an argument with Celia, to be guilty of the crime and end up on death row. Later, Dell, discovering that David's young daughter, Susan, witnessed the crime and is in psychiatric treatment, plans to eliminate her before regaining memory.
  • Key to the City

    Key to the City
    At a Mayor's convention in San Francisco, California, ex-longshoreman Steve Fisk meets Clarissa Standish from New England. Fisk is Mayor of Puget City, and is proud of his rough and tumble background. Standish is Mayor of Winona, Maine, and is equally proud of her education and dedication to the people who elected her. Thrown together, the two opposites attract, and their escapades during the convention get each of them in hot water back home.
  • An American In Paris

    An American In Paris
    This movie won 6 Oscars; one of them was Best Costume Design
  • The Guy Who Came Back

    The Guy Who Came Back
    Harry has been a star of American football, but now he lives low hours, both professionally and personally. The possibility of playing on a team for charitable purposes could turn his sad life around.
  • Call Me Madam

    Call Me Madam
    A Washington hostess (Ethel Merman) falls in love with a foreign minister (George Sanders) after he is appointed ambassador to the Grand Duchy.
  • A Star Is Born

    A Star Is Born
    A famous actor in decline due to his addiction to alcohol turns the waitress with whom he is starting a relationship into a new star of the song, given that he is very talented. He is in charge of introducing her to the world of film musicals. They both get married and, as she rises in her career and becomes a true star, he gradually destroys himself more and more.
  • Brigadoon

    Brigadoon
    Tommy Albright and Jeff Douglas take a trip to Scotland but they get lost in the middle of the forest. There they find Brigadoon, a magical town that appears a day after a hundred years. Tommy falls in love with the village girl, Fiona Campbell, although their love is extremely difficult.
  • Guys and Dolls

    Guys and Dolls
    Guys and Dolls is a musical with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows.
  • The King and I

    The King and I
    The King and I is a musical play written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, with a screenplay based on Margaret Landon's book Anna and the King of Siam. The plot comes from the autobiography of Anna Leonowens, a teacher to the sons of King Mongkut of Siam during the 1860s.
    This movie won 5 Oscars, Best Costume Design was one of them.
  • Porgy and Bess

    Porgy and Bess
    Irene Sharaff was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Costume Design (Color)
  • Can-Can

    Can-Can
    Can-Can is a 1960 music film made by Suffolk-Cummings productions and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
    The film, directed by Walter Lang, produced by Jack Cummings and Saul Chaplin, is based on the work of Dorothy Kingsley and Charles Lederer and starring Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine and Maurice Chevalier.
    The film contains some of Cole Porter's best-known songs, such as I Love Paris and C'est Magnifique.
  • Flower Drum Song

    Flower Drum Song
    It is a 1961 film adaptation of the 1958 Broadway musical Flower Drum Song, written by the composer Richard Rodgers and the lyricist/librettist Oscar Hammerstein II. The film and stage play were based on the 1957 novel of the same name by the Chinese American author Chin Yang Lee. It was nominated for five Academy Awards.
    Flower Drum Song became the first major Hollywood feature film to have a majority Asian cast in a contemporary Asian-American story.
  • West Side Story

    West Side Story
    It is based on the musical of the same name, inspired in turn by the play Romeo y Julieta, by William Shakespeare. The music was composed by Leonard Bernstein.
    The film was nominated for 11 Oscars and won 10, including best picture, thus achieving the record of victories for a musical film.1
  • Cleopatra

    Cleopatra
    It won 4 Oscars.
    Best Costume Design (Color)
    The 1963 film broke records for costume changes and budget.
    Elisabeth dressing in flowing chiffon with opulent gold accessories, wearing imitations of Isis’ famous throne headdress and gold wings, as well as cobra-embroidered dresses (a symbol of Isis).
  • The Sandpiper

    The Sandpiper
    A talented and rebellious artist who lives freely falls in love with the school principal of her illegitimate son, a married man.
  • Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

    Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
    It won 5 Oscars.
    Best Costume Design - Black and White
    It is a 1966 American black comedy and drama film directed by Mike Nichols. Ernest Lehman's script is an adaptation of Edward Albee's eponymous play. It starred Elizabeth Taylor as Martha and Richard Burton as George, with George Segal as Nick and Sandy Dennis as Honey.
  • The Taming of the Shrew

    The Taming of the Shrew
    Based on William Shakespeare's play on a courtship between two strong-willed people. The film was directed by Franco Zeffirelli and artists Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton in the roles of Kate and Petruchio.
  • A Happening in Central Park

    A Happening in Central Park
    A Happening In Central Park is the first live album by Barbra Streisand. It was recorded at a live concert in Central Park in New York in June 1967 in front of an audience of 135,000 people.
  • Funny Girl

    Funny Girl
    It is a 1968 musical film directed by William Wyler and based on Isobel Lennart's play of the same name. The film is especially remembered for being Barbra Streisand's film debut, with the role that had made her famous in theaters in Broadway (New York) and London.
  • Hello, Dolly!

    Hello, Dolly!
    Barbara Streisand was the main character.
  • Justine

    Justine
    Directed by George Cukor
    A married Jewish activist maintains an adulterous relationship with a British professor amidst the conflicts between Jews and Muslims in Alexandria in the 1930s.
  • The Great White Hope

    The Great White Hope
    A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.
  • The Other Side of Midnight

    The Other Side of Midnight
    A Greek tycoon's mistress tries to track down and find her ex-World War II lover.
  • Mommie Dearest

    Mommie Dearest
    The abusive and traumatic adoptive upbringing of Christina Crawford at the hands of her mother, screen queen Joan Crawford, is depicted.
  • Irene Awards

    Irene Awards
    The TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award was named for Sharaff. She was its first recipient in 1993. The award is now bestowed annually to a costume designer who, over the course of his or her career, has achieved great distinction and mastery of the art in theatre, film, opera or dance.