Travis Banton
Date of Birth
Aug 18, 1894
Birth Place:
Waco, TX


Costume designer Travis Banton was thoroughly trained at Columbia University, the Art Student League, and the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. After serving on a submarine during World War I, Banton was employed by such prominent couturiers as Lucille and Madame Francis. He was a well-established New York fashion designer when, in 1924, he was hired by Paramount Pictures' Walter Wanger to...