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Singin' in the Rain (movie)
Academy Celebrates the Costumes That Make the Movies

LOS ANGELES ( - Deborah Nadoolman Landis is known for her encyclopedic knowledge on the subject of costume design. But the curator of the Academy's upcoming Hollywood Costume Exhibition didn't just trust her own opinion when she began researching the list of items to be included in the project when it first opened in 2007 at London's V&A. Instead, she asked everyone from her mother and mother-in-law on down for ideas about the movies (and the costumes) that resonated with them. "For me, movies are about falling in and a complete surrender to the story," says Landis. "I didn't want to have an exhibition of great costumes from movies that were...