Decades Depicted in Film

The third of four videos on fashion and film, specifically how they interact with gender. Focused on how depictions of historical fashion changes throughout time in films such as Robin Hood, Pride and Prejudice, Hamlet, and The Great Gatsby.


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Wittmer, Carrie. “The Evolution of the Jane Austen Adaptation”. Becoming Jane, Vulture. July 2022.

and the Kyoto Digital Archives and The Met Collection