Museum of Brisbane

At the movies with Museum of Brisbane

Do you know which movie the line “All right Mr DeMille, I’m ready for my close up” came from? Or are you familiar with the magic of technicolour musicals? No?! Then we recommend you check out the list of movies below. There are almost 70 costumes in the exhibition Costumes from the Golden Age of Hollywood and there is a costume from each of the films listed below. You’ll have to come to the exhibition to find out the full list of films though.

If you don’t have time to see find these movies before you come to the exhibition, join us for some free movie screening. The first will be Sunset Boulevard on 29 November and Easter Parade on 30 November. Reserve your spot now.

Sunset Boulevard (1950)
Easter Parade (1948)
Gigi (1958)
Raintree County (1957)
The Swan (1956)
Ziegfeld Follies (1945)
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)
Annie get your gun (1950)
Funny Girl (1968)
Alexander the Great (1956)
The 10 Commandments (1956)
Ben Hur (1959)
The Glen Miller Story (1954)
I love you again (1940)
Cleopatra (1934)
The Virgin Queen (1955)
Marie Antoinette (1938)
Les Miserables (1935)
Pride & Prejudice (1940)
Jane Eyre (1944)
Little Women (1933)