Interview with Luciana Pignatelli (1970)

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KRON-TV news footage from March 18th 1970 featuring scenes of reporter Dave Valentine interviewing Luciana Pignatelli (1935-2008), the European fashion coordinator for Eve of Roma cosmetics company. Formerly married to Prince Don Nicolò Maria Pignatelli Aragon Cortès, 17th Prince of Noia, Luciana Pignatelli married Burt Simms Avedon in 1970, then the president of Eve of Roma. She is asked to predict fashion trends for 1970 and also describes her "average year" as a "jet setter." An article on p.65 of the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper from 3/18/1970 states that Pignatelli was keeping a suite at the Huntington and meeting with people in San Francisco at Livingston's. Note that in 1970 she published a book called 'The Beautiful People's Beauty Book'. This story was originally titled "Miss VIP" in the KRON-TV newsfilm shot catalogue. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
3/18/1970
Format
16mm color magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
Young Broadcasting of San Francisco, Inc.
Duration
1:59
Identifier
KRON 2323-4
Views
736

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