There are lots of movies that aim for a historical aesthetic when it comes to hairstyles and others where it’s a mishmash. But it seems to me that when historical costume movie/TV series hairstyles vary from what WOULD be historically accurate, it’s due to current-to-filming perceptions about hair. So, working decade-by-decade, let’s look at some of these not-so-accurate films/TV series and compare the hair to what’s going on at the time of filming, and see if I’m right! See my posts about the 1910s, 1920s, 1930s in two parts, 1940s in two parts, and 1950s to find out about historical hairstyles in the movie industry’s earlier decades.
See last week’s post for part 1, covering contemporary hairstyles of the 1960s and films set up through the 18th century. Now let’s do the rest! For some reason, they were REALLY into early 20th century settings in this decade.
Early 19th Century Films of the 1960s
Mid-19th Century Films of the 1960s
Late 19th Century Films of the 1960s
Early 20th Century Films of the 1960s
What 1960s trends do you see in these historical movie and TV hairstyles?