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    Vera West, 1900-1947. Costume designer for many Rathbone/Bruce films

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    Vera West Costume designs Bela Lugosi and Helen Chandler in Dracula 1931

    Kay Francis in "The Man Who Lost Himself" (1941). Costume design by Vera West.

    Ava Gardner in The Killers (1946) gown by designer Vera West.

    Vera West Costume Design for Elsa Lanchaster in The Bride of Frankenstein 1935

    Charles Boyer & Barbara Stanwyck, Obsessions, 1943 (gowns by Vera West)

    F.W. Murnau, German Expressionist film director, best known for Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens (1922): Dec. 28, 1888 - 1931 (car crash)…

    Max Schreck, Nosferatu, 1922. By far, the creepiest vampire ever.

    "Frankenstein" Boris Karloff 1931 Universal

    Mae Clarke in Frankenstein (1931)


    Maude Fealy (March 4, 1883 – November 9, 1971) was an American stage and film actress who appeared in nearly every film made by Cecil B. DeMille in the post silent film era. Also appeared in Gillette Play, Sherlock Holmes. I love this photo.

    Maude Fealy 3/4/1883. Played opposite Wm Gillette in English touring production of Sherlock Holmes, 1901-1902; part of Irving's company 1902-1905

    Ava Gardner - Dress From "The Killers" - Designed By Vera West

    Carol Bruce in a parachute hat by Vera West, 1941

    Seven Sinners Costume Sketch by Vera West

    Irene Rich/Vera West Hat 1938

    Jean Harlow in a velet jumpsuit designed by Vera West; photographed by Ray Jones

    Patricia Morison with Nigel Bruce and Basil Rathbone between scenes of Dressed to Kill 1946.

    Basil Rathbone- Sherlock Holmes