Dona Drake Vintage Period Gown Screen Worn in "Another Part of the Forest" 1948. Custom screen worn vintage 1940's peplum like top with strapless design in a rose colored tapestry with black sheer chiffon silk overlay. The gown has a beaded and lace trim with an asymmetrical ruched and draped design and a full hook & eye and snap back closure. The gown is actually 2 pieces hooked together and can be used and separates. Gown worn by Dona Drake in the 1948 Universal drama Another Part of the Forest.
Based on the Lillian Hellman play, it starred Fredric March, Dan Duryea, Ann Blyth, and Edmond O'Brien. Drake plays Duryea's girlfriend, and she wears the gown when he brings her home to a family party. She proceeds to drink too much and has an altercation with March.
The upper lace bodice and sleeves were removed after she wore it for use in a later production. The gown was designed by Yvonne Wood. There are 2 handwritten areas inside the gown her name as seen in the photos.
Chest - 36" Waist - 23.5" Hips - 34" Length - 53". There are several tears in the chiffon silk and a dirty hem that needs repair.
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