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Hackett, John; Gammon, Roland; Ross, Sayre; Breslow, Sally (ed.) / See
Vol. 10, No. 5 (Sept. 1951)

Model for manikins,   pp. 17-18-19 PDF (1.6 MB)


Page 17

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STAR POSES FOR PLASTER PRIMA-DONNAS
D EPARTMENT store manikins at last have a living
prototype. She is ballet beauty Gisella Svellik, who
recently glided into their strange, silent world to reenact
her stage role of Venus.
Love Goddess in the Broadway musical Out of This
World, Gisella had been chosen as the perfect model by
a New York manikin manufacturer. Thereafter, accom-
panied by Photographer Bernard Newman, she spent
many off-stage hours posing, pouting and playfully ex-
ploring the waxy expanses of the Mary Brosnan Studios.
Blending quality with quantity, designer Brosnan has
raised manikin manufacture to new elegance. No longer
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SYLPH-LIKE GISELLA SVETLIK PORTRAYS SPII OF VENUS ROLE IN
COLE PORTER'S OUT OF THIS WORLD
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