What did comeidans use to whiten up their face?

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Darren Nemeth
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What did comeidans use to whiten up their face?

Postby Darren Nemeth » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:15 pm

What stage makeup did actors and comedians use in movies to whiten up their face in the 1900s-1910s?
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Re: What did comeidans use to whiten up their face?

Postby Richard M Roberts » Sat Sep 02, 2017 11:09 pm

Darren Nemeth wrote:What stage makeup did actors and comedians use in movies to whiten up their face in the 1900s-1910s?
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Good old Max Factor white greasepaint foundation also known as "clown white" as it is also known. Been around and lasts forever, still being made by several companies including Mehron.

I actually has a glob of it on my office window from a film shoot once, I left it on the window for years and it never dried out.


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