Costume and set designs for Suddenly Last Summer (Mankiewicz, 1960)

Scope and Content

This series consists of sketches, costume and set designs, and dyelines of set plans.

Administrative / Biographical History

Suddenly Last Summer, a film directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz with a screenplay by Gore Vidal from a play (1959) by Tennesee Williams. It featured Montgomery Clift as Dr. Cukrowicz, Katherine Hepburn as Violet Venable and Elizabeth Taylor as Catherine Holly. Messel was nominated for two Oscars for his set designs.