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Fit for a museum: The Bowers hosts a show of film fashion
Fit for a museum: The Bowers hosts a show of film fashion

Masked superheroes parading around in spandex and capes may have ruled the box office in recent years, but sweeping period dramas like this season's "Anna Karenina" and "Les Misérables," with their spectacular costumes, are never out of style. "CUT! Costume and the Cinema," a new exhibition scheduled to be at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana through March 10, celebrates the glamour of cinematic couture in period films with a collection of 43 costumes from 27 films, including "The Phantom of the Opera," "Howard's End," "Finding Neverland" and "Sherlock Holmes." Five centuries of fashion are represented,...

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