Some films have been rated as to their corset-visibility, using little 's.
One denotes little corsetry, while is a VERY GOOD corset-film.
Films with "lacing" scenes are denoted with "Lacing".
Films with corsets UNDER gowns only are denoted with "Gowns".
Obviously, these ratings have little to do with a critical evaluation of the film itself.
Note: All clips available here are for review purposes only, presented in order to entice the viewer to purchase the film in its entirety.
All copyrights are respected.
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THE NAME IN PARENTHESIS IS USUALLY THE WEARER'S
"TVM" = TELEVISION MOVIE or MINI-SERIES
"TVS" = TELEVISION SERIES
1955---- DADDY LONG LEGS (LESLIE CARON)
Ballet outfits with corset-like waistpieces reminiscent of Brigadoon.
1956---- DAKOTA INCIDENT (LINDA DARNELL)
1950---- DALLAS (RUTH ROMAN)
Small corset appearances.
1980----- LA DAME AUX CAMÉLIAS French "The True Story of Camille" (ISABELLE HUPPERT) BUY THE TAPE Stillclip
DANGEROUS BEAUTY (CATHERINE
16th century tight-bodiced gowns.
1988---- Gowns DANGEROUS LIAISONS (GLENN CLOSE, MICHELLE PFEIFFER & UMA THURMAN) BUY THE DVD Still-clip
2011----- A DANGEROUS METHOD (KEIRA KNIGHTLEY) Stillclips
1993---- Special Gowns DANGEROUS REMEDIES (JENNIFER WARD-LEALAND & LISA CHAPPELL)
Fetishistic versions of 1850s fashions with huge crinoline skirts and tight bodices, sometimes laced up the back.
2002---- DANIEL DERONDA (ROMOLA GARAI)
Minimal corset presence.
1935---- Gowns DARK ANGEL (MERLE OBERON)
1970---- DARLING LILI (JULIE ANDREWS)--Low Victorian style --Click here* for still-clip
Ms. Andrews does a corsetted strip act.
|1957---- DAUGHTER OF DR. JEKYLL (GLORIA TALBOTT) Film clip|
1972---- DAUGHTERS OF JOSHUA CABE--TVM (LESLEY ANN WARREN)
1995----DEAD MAN (MILI AVITAL)--Hollywood overbust -- Click here for still-clip
2004----DEADWOOD TVS (VARIED)--Hollywood
Still-clips and text
1954---- Gowns DEAR CAROLINE--French "Caroline Chérie" (1950) (MARTINE CAROL)
--CLIP AVAILABLE ON DESCRIPTOR PAGE
Set in 1789, Ms Carol dresses down to corset and crinoline in preparation for going to bed with the one man she REALLY despises. An article in Le Corset de France magazine states that for this film Martine Carol was corseted to just 18½ inches.
1971-----DEATH IN VENICE--Italian "Morte a Venezia" (CAROLE ANDRÉ) --Click here for stillclips
1969---- DE SADE (SENTA BERGER)
1958---- DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS (SOPHIA LOREN)
1978-----DESPAIR (ANDRÉA FERRÉOL) StillClip
Ms. Turner and Ms. Pavan spent the entire final thirty minutes (which I
only caught) clearly quite well laced (in
gowns) that only 1950's Hollywood might consider "period" costumes. I'm
sure just how small their waists were, but I was very impressed to see how tightly laced Marisa was - playing one of if not THE all-time greatest tight lacing legends, Catherine de Medici.
Review by Aarkey.
|1946----DIARY OF A CHAMBERMAID (PAULETTE
Short undressing scene (at the end of this stream)
1963---- DIARY OF MADMAN (NANCY KOVACK)--50s Hollywood Overbust
Watch the short murder scene in the bedroom.
2012----DJANGO UNCHAINED (KERRY WASHINGTON)
1961---- DOCTOR BLOOD'S COFFIN (HAZEL COURT)
1967---- DOCTOR DOOLITTLE (SAMANTHA EGGAR)--"Hollywood Basque" style
Ms. Eggar ends up
wearing nothing but a
corset, after losing her proper dress as a result of a shipwreck.
2009----DR. HOPE – EINE FRAU GIBT NICHT AUF--TVM (HEIKE MAKATSCH) --Click here for four stillclips
In the beginning we see Miss Makatsch in some very nicely tailored frocks and suits of the late 1870s. It is clearly visible she is well corseted underneath! In one scene we even see her,
assisted by another lady, taking off her corset, while complaining quite a lot about it. (And - sad for us - she later takes to the modern, corsetless dress, looking terribly boring!)
Review by Dan from Denmark
DOCTOR WHO -TVS (SOPHIA
Still-clips and information on pertinent episodes
1972---- DR. JEKYLL AND SISTER HYDE (MARTINE BESWICK) --Click here for five stillclips
|1993---- DR. QUINN, MEDICINE
In the episode in which Ms. Seymour is married, there is a good corset display.
TERRIBLE'S HOUSE OF HORRIBLE--TVS (SALLY BRETON
& RONNI ANCONA)
In episode 'Lesbian Vampire Lovers of Lust', Ms. Breton as heroine Carmina, and
also one of
the vampire lesbians,
appear in white corsets, clearly seen though not very
1999---- DOGMA (ALANIS MORRISETTE) -- Click here for 5 still clips
Ms. Morrisette, playing "God", appears in a silver front-laced corset (not much reduction, though).
1966---- EL DORADO (MICHELE CARÈY) 50s Hollywood 5 Still Clips
A very short scene with Ms. Holt in a beautiful pink corset over 50 minutes from the beginning of the film...worth the look.
2010-----DOWNTON ABBEY-- British TVS (LAURA
CARMICHAEL, ROSE LESLIE,
JESSICA BROWN-FINDLAY &
MICHELLE DOCKERY -plus others)
Vidclip Source Article Article image
Cast member quotes:
1995---- DRACULA--DEAD AND LOVING IT (LYSETTE ANTHONY) --Click here for stillclip
1982---- THE DRAUGHTMAN'S CONTRACT (JANET SUZMAN)
1987---- DRAGONARD (CLAUDIA UDY)
1986----Gowns DREAM WEST--TVS (ALICE KRIGE) YouTube clip #1 #2
1958---- DAS DREIMÄDERLHAUS (West Germany) "The House of the Three Girls" (MAGDA SCHNEIDER & JOHANNA MATZ) Video Grab
2006----DROP DEAD GORGEOUS--TVS (KATHRYN HUNT)
One of the opening scenes features a catwalk show, with some nicely laced
1951---- DRUMS IN THE DEEP SOUTH (BARBARA PAYTON)
2008---Gowns THE DUCHESS (KEIRA KNIGHTLEY & HAYLEY ATWELL) STILLCLIPS & INTERVIEWS
1976----THE DUCHESS AND THE DIRTWATER FOX (GOLDIE HAWN) --Non-definitive style
Ms. Hawn wears a very loose and unattractive 'corsetted' cabaret outfit.*
1959----DUEL WITH DEATH a/k/a UND EWIG SINGEN DIE WÄLDER (Germany) (ELISABETH EPP) --Cinch style
A few scenes of a lady wearing a red corset* over her dress.
In the far-distant future, some women of the ruling class wear tight corsets.
1955----DUNJA (EVA BARTOK) --50s Hollywood Overbust
Ms. Bartok's friend, Mashja, does a passionate dance with some officers of the Czar.
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