Costumes from the Golden Age of Hollywood on display at Turning Stone

By WKTV News

VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Whether it's Marilyn Monroe, Judy Garland, or others from the Golden Age of Hollywood, your chance to check out some of the costumes worn by numerous Hollywood legends begins Friday at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino.

The exhibit will feature 30 rare costumes in six separate rooms. John Lebold began collecting costumes at the age of nine with his first purchase being for his mother - a dress worn by Hollywood legend Marlene Dietrich. In his teens, Lebold was hired by Paramount Pictures as a "dresser," and since then, his collection has grown to over 1,500 pieces.

"When I was nine years old, I went into a store to find something for my mother and I bought a beautiful cocktail dress for her birthday," Lebold said. "I was nine years old and I took it home to my mom and she started to repair the zipper, and she said 'oh my god! look!' It was originnaly designed for Marlene Dietrich."

Along with Marilyn Monroe and Judy Garland, there are also pieces worn by Rita Hayworth, Elizabeth Taylor and even James Dean
The collection will be open to the public starting Friday, November 25th.

For more information, you can visit Turning Stone's Promotions Page.

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