When Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth E. The film stars Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore, a floundering comedian determined to claw his way into the spotlight. He manages to do just that by creating the alter ego Dolemite, an obscene pimp caricature borrowed from the street mythology of s Los Angeles.
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Oscar-winning costume designer Ruth E. The film is based on comedian Rudy Ray Moore played in the film by Eddie Murphy and his true story of delayed comic and film success as a high-octane and dapper stage character Dolemite. Carter and her team created each of the 75 costumes Murphy wore as both characters. It was a fun project. And so everybody wanted it. It was a visually expressive time with clothing and fashion. Rudy Ray Moore and these men, then, looked to the 19th century dandies for their inspiration: The frilly blouses, hats, canes and coats? How did you keep all the flamboyant clothing from becoming a cartoon or caricature, or even the story focus? From Day One, my philosophy to my crew was that we were going to look at all the trends of the era, not just one. How involved is he?