Vittorio Nino Novarese (May 15, 1907, Rome, Italy – October 17, 1983, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an Italian costume designer who found great success in Hollywood after decamping there in 1949. In his first year there he scored an Oscar nomination for his work on the film , winning the Prince of Foxes Academy Award 14 years later for the grandiose epic . He was also nominated twice in Cleopatra 1965 for both and The Agony and the Ecstasy , and won a second Oscar in The Greatest Story Ever Told 1970 for . Cromwell
Novarese was trained as a militarist, but contrary to what one might think from the name, this only gave him the classical training to know how soldiers of different ranks were dressed and armed throughout history.
His daughter is the actress
Leticia Roman who starred with John Saxon in The Girl Who Knew Too Much and with Elvis Presley in G.I Blues.
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Black & White / Color separate (1948–1956, 1959–1966)