This black cocktail dress was worn by the character Miriam, portrayed by actress Sharon Stone in the 2006 Biopic film “Bobby”. The dress is an original Dynasty 1960’s cocktail dress constructed out of a black jersey knit material with rhinestone trim along the neckline and waist. There is evidence of wear due to age and use during production.
This dress can be seen towards the end of the film when Robert F. Kennedy Aka Bobby, gives his acceptance speech for winning the 1968 election for U.S. Senator. The dress is most prominently seen in the aftermath of the shooting of Senator Kennedy when he his being taken away in the Ambulance, Miriam Ebbers (Sharon Stone) shaking with dismay is hugging her husband (Will) William H Macy.
“Bobby” was written and directed by actor Emilio Estevez, who also played the character Tim. Estevez wrangled an all-star cast to portray the people who experienced the hours leading up to and the assassination of Robert F Kennedy at the Ambassador Hotel in Hollywood California. The cast included his father Martin Sheen, Harry Belafonte, Anthony Hopkins, William H. Macy, Sharon Stone, Demi Moore, Shia Lebouf, Ashton Kutcher, and Lindsey Lohan. The film was nominated for the Golden Globe Award in the category of Best Motion Picture Drama. (Costume designer Julie Weiss)
This garment is in good screen worn condition with minor evidence of wear from its use on the production and is accompanied by a letter of authenticity from costume house who provided the dress for the production.
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