| This costume was worn by the character “Effie White” portrayed by actress Jennifer Hudson in the 2006 motion picture “Dreamgirls”, starring Jamie Foxx, Eddie Murphy, and Beyonce Knowles. This costume consists of a black faux fur coat with tie belt, a pair of black cotton stretch pants, iridescent blue shirt with French cuff, pair of red velvet gloves, black suede boots with teal trim, leather clip on flower, “drool cup” gold charm bracelet, clip on orange and black squared earrings, black gem cufflinks. Attached is the production costume hold tag with “Dreamgirls, character: Effie, actor: Jennifer Hudson, Change: 10, Day: N11 1962 winter, Scenes: 48, Description: Int: Curtis’s Cadillac song comes on radio” written on one side and “Coat: Black LSCA, faux fur & self tie belt black satin lining. (Gemini XL), Blouse: LSCA, irredescent med blue w/ French cuff. Bust darts, princess seams sz L New York & Co, Pants: Black cott stretch (5) pkt jean style pant Chicos, socks: black trouser, Boots: black suede flat round toe stitched seam from toe to ankle, ‘pinking’ edges @ opening of boot. Teal cut out dots @ edge of opening inside zip teal top stitch & cutouts detail down side of boots w/ black suede dble tassle @ top black rubber soles Aerosoles sz 10, Ears: Triangular shaped ceramic/Cloissenne clip ons. Gold surrounded ½ black/orange fall leaves. Black trunk vintage” written on the other.
Ms. Hudson wears this costume in the scene where she is in Curtis’s (Jamie Foxx) car and the song “Cadillac Car” comes on the radio. “Dreamgirls” is a musical, drama about a trio of black female soul singers cross over to the pop charts in the early 1960s, facing their own personal struggles along the way. Jennifer Hudson won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress; this film was also nominated for 8 Academy Awards including Best Achievement in Costume Design.
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