Coco Chanel
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Published by Screen Media Films in [New York] .
Written in English


  • Drama,
  • Clothing workers,
  • Man-woman relationships,
  • Women fashion designers,
  • Families

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Charts the rise of one of the most influential designers of the 20th century. From her humble childhood and early days as a young dressmaker"s assistant, to her passionate love affair with a dashing Englishman and ultimate success as a pioneering fashion icon.

Edition Notes

Statementa Screen Media Films Release and LuxVide Rai Fiction Alchemy Television Pampa Production in association with France 2 Coproduction ; producer, Luca Bernabei, Nicolas Traube ; teleplay by Enrico Medioli, Lea Tafuri, Carla Casalini, James Carrington ; directed by Christian Duguay
ContributionsHutchinson, Ron, 1947-, MacLaine, Shirley, 1934-, McDowell, Malcolm, 1943-, Bobulova, Barbora, Stevenin, Sagamore, Lux Vide (Firm), Pampa Production (Firm), Alchemy Television (Firm), France 2., Radiotelevisione italiana, Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
LC ClassificationsPN1997.2 .C63 2009
The Physical Object
Format[videorecording] /
Pagination1 videodisc (139 min.)
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26915779M

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