Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills
DIRECTED BY - Cecile Leroy Beaulieu
A good suit has many lives, and if a suit could talk it would tell the story of Jack Taylor.
Take a nostalgic and intimate look at an American icon and a dying breed in JACK TAYLOR OF BEVERLY HILLS. For more than sixty years Jack Taylor has dressed the stars, including Cary Grant, Dean Martin, Sid Caesar, Frank Sinatra and even Elvis Presley. Indeed, it was Taylor's threads that established the fashion trends of the Rat Pack. Jack Taylor's custom-made suits have stood the test of time, an always fashionable and enduring symbol of status.
RUNTIME - 54 minutes
RATING - Not Rated
YEAR - 2008
FORMAT - DVD Region All
Director, Producer and Writer Cecile Leroy Beaulieu was born in Italy and educated in Switzerland and the United States. After graduating from Boston University, where she studied Film and TV production as well as Ethnographic filming she began her career as a commercial producer in New York City, Los Angeles, and Italy. She has produced major ad campaigns for Toyota, Vodaphone and Martini. In 2003 she debuted her directing career with HAIRWAX, a documentary film about Santa Fe artist Grant Hayunga.
As the granddaughter of an Italian shoemaker in Africa, she has always been drawn to the world of fashion design and custom tailoring. While living in Los Angeles she has been fortunate to develop a special friendship with Jack Taylor and was inspired to tell his story and document his illustrious and historical career. Currently, she lives in Rome with her husband, director Michael Haussman, and their young son.