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Costume sketch. Click to enlarge.

Walter Plunkett's costume sketch for Melanie Wilkes.

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Melanie Wilkes

Walter Plunkett's sketch of the barbeque scene dress, worn by Olivia de Havilland, reveals the first impression one gets of Melanie Wilkes.

As a symbol of modest, southern propriety, her character is often dressed in soft, high collared gowns made of lace and ruffles.

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