Saturday, July 4, 2009

Public Enemies movie costumes and props on display...

Enjoy these fantastic movie costumes and props on display at the ArcLight Sherman Oaks cinema for the new Johnny Depp and Christian Bale movie, Public Enemies which opened on the 1st July. 

Colleen Atwood designed movie costumes from Public Enemies
Public Enemies movie costumes and props
This 1930's American gangster movie about the exploits of John Dillinger, has costumes designed by Colleen Atwood (who incidentally also worked with Johnny Depp on Tim Burton's Sweeney Todd).
Public Enemies movie costumes designed by Colleen Atwood
These actual suits, dress and accessories worn by the lead actors in Public Enemies look amazing when seen up close.
Public Enemies Johnny Depp movie poster

Original movie costume worn by Johnny Depp
as John Dillinger in Public Enemies
Johnny Depp suit from Public Enemies movie
Johnny Depp's John Dillinger Public Enemies movie costume
Colleen Atwood designed Public Enemies movie costumes
I'm sure this costume will have Depp's female fans salivating once they realise he wore this actual suit in the movie.
Public Enemies Marion Cotillard movie poster

Original movie costume worn by Oscar Winner 
Marion Cotillard as Billie Frechette in Public Enemies
Marion Cotillard Public Enemies film costume
Marion Cotillard Public Enemies movie costume
Public Enemies Billie Frechette movie costume
This chic black and ivory outfit worn by Marion Cotillard in the movie looks exquisite on closer inspection.
Public Enemies Christian Bale movie poster

Original movie costume worn by Christian Bale
as Melvin Purvis in Public Enemies
Original Christian Bale Public Enemies movie costume
Christian Bale Public Enemies movie costume
Public Enemies Melvin Purvis movie costume

Next is this display case filled with four actual fantastic props featured in the movie. 

These include an Emil Kerner & Son Suhl model 98 bolt-action rifle used by Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale) against Pretty Boy Floyd in the opening scenes of Public Enemies

Original film props from Public Enemies
Public Enemies movie props on display
The second prop on the next shelf down is a 'True Detective Mysteries' magazine read by John Dillinger (Johnny Depp) whilst in his prison cell. 

Thirdly is another weapon, this time John Dillinger's M1928 A1 Thompson submachine gun containing a box magazine, used during one of the bank robberies in the movie. 
Public Enemies submachine gun movie prop
Last but not least is John Dillinger's pocket watch which contains a picture of Billie Frechette.

Finally enjoy this short video clip of this exclusive movie memorabilia display at ArcLight Sherman Oaks theatre.



If you like these authentic period costumes from the 1930's you may also like these photographs of outfits from Angelina Jolie's Changeling movie.

Tomorrow take a sneak peak at original costumes from the new Harry Potter movie opening on the 15th July...

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