DIRECTOR: BILLY WILDER
CAST: AUDREY HEPBURN, HUMPHREY BOGART, WILLIAM HOLDEN
In tribute to the grand dame of Hollywood costume design, Edith Head, Metrograph and the Academy present Wilder’s sparkling romantic comedy, one of Head’s very highest achievements. Audrey Hepburn plays the title role, a chauffeur’s daughter who is torn between Humphrey Bogart and William Holden, the sons of her father’s vastly wealthy employer. Head and Hepburn, imagining the character’s transformation, worked together on sketching dress designs, with breathtaking results.
Preceded by The Costume Designer, part of The Industry Film Project, a twelve-part series produced by the film studios and the Academy and underwritten by the Producers Association. Each series episode was produced to inform the public on a specific facet of the motion picture industry. The Academy is actively working to preserve the complete series. The Costume Designer was preserved by the Academy Film Archive.
35mm print of Sabrina courtesy of the Academy Film Archive