Gives Great War

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jul 30 20:44:49 UTC 2002

At 2:34 PM -0400 7/30/02, Beverly Flanigan wrote:
>>I remember a joke version from x decades ago, or almost remember it: I
>>can't recall the first name involved. Say it was Anna. "Anna" Head was
>>(and maybe still is) THE premier B'way costume designer and regularly
>>swept the awards in that category. Somewhere there was the line
>>         "Anna" Head gives great costume.
>>  Obviously not productive, but there it was.
>>-- Mark M.
>Edith Head?

Yes; I've come across (er...) this one-liner on over a dozen
occasions.  She died a while back (early 1980's?), but I don't recall
the Times obit including the line.


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