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Overcoat from Now Voyager

Overcoat from Now Voyager

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Description
Overcoat worn by Bette Davis in the 1942 film Now, Voyager. She received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress in 1942 for her role as Charlotte Vale. Claude Rains, Paul Henreid, Gladys Cooper, and Bonita Granville are featured in the film alongside Davis.
The film, directed by Irving Rapper, is based on the 1941 novel Now, Voyager by Olive Higgins Prouty. As of 2007, Now, Voyager is preserved in the United States National Film Registry in the Library of Congress.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
overcoat
date made
1942
wearer
Davis, Bette
Measurements
overall: 42 in x 25 in; 106.68 cm x 63.5 cm
ID Number
2013.0001.29
accession number
2013.0001
catalog number
2013.0001.29
collector/donor number
046264
subject
Movie
Entertainment, Film
Costume
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Movie Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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