Peggy Hamilton modeling a Max Rée gown in ivory and black satin, 1931
Adams, Peggy Hamilton, -- 1890-1984 (subject) University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository) Rée, Max (fashionDesigner) Coburn, Robert Sr., 1900-1990 (photographer)
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A different photograph of Peggy Hamilton wearing this gown appears in her Los Angeles Times feature "Fashions," December 27, 1931, pg. G3. Peggy Hamilton modeling a gown of ivory and black satin trimmed with jet and rhinestone buckles and black fox cuffs, designed by Max Rée of RKO Radio Pictures. Max Rée (1889–1953) was a Danish costume designer who designed for films from 1926 to 1935 and was the supervising director for sets and costumes at RKO from 1929 through 1932. He won an Academy Award for Best Art Direction for the film Cimarron. Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds. Handwritten on edge of negative: RKO-139