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chicagothemusical:

"[Colleen] Atwood earned her first Oscar for Rob Marshall’s Roaring ’20s musical, which required costumes that accentuated the stars’dancing. Consider Catherine Zeta-Jones’sheer arm coveredings. "It’s fun to break up the body that way, get something onto the sleeves, so when you dance you’ll see the arms more," says Atwood, who took the job immediately after working on a very different sort of filme, Tim Burton’s remake of Planet of the Apes. “I really had learned the action aspects of costumes [on Planet of the Apes],” she says. “After making it work on monkey arms, I could make it work on these pretty-girly things.”

chicagothemusical:

"[Colleen] Atwood earned her first Oscar for Rob Marshall’s Roaring ’20s musical, which required costumes that accentuated the stars’dancing. Consider Catherine Zeta-Jones’sheer arm coveredings. "It’s fun to break up the body that way, get something onto the sleeves, so when you dance you’ll see the arms more," says Atwood, who took the job immediately after working on a very different sort of filme, Tim Burton’s remake of Planet of the Apes. “I really had learned the action aspects of costumes [on Planet of the Apes],” she says. “After making it work on monkey arms, I could make it work on these pretty-girly things.”