Wrote the preface to the book "The Art of Make-Up For Stage & Screen" by Cecil Holland. This was the first book to specifically deal with make-up for motion pictures.
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[advice to Boris Karloff
] Find something no one else can or will do. The secret of success in movies lies in being different from anyone else.
With the exception of Charles Chaplin
, Chaney was the last major silent film star to make a talkie. Assaying five different voices in his first talkie, Chaney signed a notarized statement attesting to the fact that the different voices were his: "I, Lon Chaney, being first duly sworn, depose and say: In the photoplay entitled The Unholy Three
(1930), produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation, ...
Known as the Man of a Thousand Faces. Master of early screen make-up techniques.
Man of a Thousand Faces