| This performance costume was worn by the character "James 'Thunder' Early," portrayed by Eddie Murphy, in the 2006 musical film, "Dreamgirls." The costum consists of custom made two piece gold lame tuxedo with satin lapels and pocket trim, white long-sleeve silk button down shirt with “EM” written in black ink and “Jan 2006” typed on the label. The bow tie is fro display purposes only and is not included. Costumers tag attached with “Dreamgirls, character: Jimmy, Actor: EM, Change: 5, Day: N8 1962, Scenes: #25-29, description: Int/Detroit Theatre” written on it. Mr. Murphy wore this costume while performing on stage with the Dreamettes.
"Dreamgirls," adapted from the Broadway production of the same name, follows the story of the history and evolution of American R&B music during the 1960s and 1970s through the eyes of a girl group known as "The Dreams." The film was nominated for eight Academy Awards, including a Best Supporting Actor nomination for Eddie Murphy.
The garments are in very good screen used condition and are accompanied by a letter of authenticity. Presented by The Golden Closet, your premier source for iconic screen used wardrobe, props, and collectible music entertainment memorabilia.