Cleopatra Film Costume Facts
Costume Designers: Renie Conley, Vittorio Nino Novarese and Irene Sharaff
Awarded the Academy Award (Oscars) for Best Costumes (Color) in 1963.
Elizabeth Taylor’s costume budget alone was $194,000. Adjusted for inflation, that is roughly $1,440,000 today.
Elizabeth Taylor completed 65 costume changes, which at the time gained her the Guinness Book of World Record title “Most Costume Changes in a Film.”
An estimated 26,000 costume were created for the movie.
8,000 pairs of boots/shoes were used for the army of extras.