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Courtesy of Rebecca Chace

URI senior works as wardrobe assistant on Woody Allen movie

Rebecca Chace spent the summer with Woody Allen, and, yes, he actually wears a bucket hat every day – rain or shine, indoors or outdoors, on set or at rest.

The world-famous filmmaker is also fond of button-downs, khakis and sensible shoes, says Chace, a University of Rhode Island senior who worked as an intern in the wardrobe department on the set of Allen’s latest film, shot this summer in Newport and Providence.

“It was the coolest thing I’ve ever done in my entire life,’’ says Chace, 21, of East Haven, Conn. “I thought I would just end up getting coffee, but I learned so much. I met a lot of people and made a ton of connections.’’

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