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Bra worn by Dustin Hoffman in the Movie Tootsie

Bra worn by Dustin Hoffman in the Movie Tootsie

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Bra worn by Dustin Hoffman in the 1982 film Tootsie. Sydney Pollack directed and acted in this romantic comedy about an unsuccessful actor masquerading as a woman in order to land an acting gig. Jessica Lange, Teri Garr, and Dabney Coleman also star in this movie.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Bra, Padded
Hoffman, Dustin
Physical Description
lace (overall material)
elastic (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
overall: 28 3/4 in x 10 in; 73.025 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Dustin Hoffman
Motion Pictures
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Movie Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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