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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I hope I shall never be accused of striving merely for horrible effects.
His salary on The Hunchback of Notre Dame
(1923) was $2,500 a week. Shooting began in December of 1922, and was completed in June of 1923. Chaney ended up making close to $60,000 plus contract bonuses from the picture, which was the longest shoot in his career.
Macabre, menacing characters who nonetheless always have an undercurrent of pathos and melancholy
Man of a Thousand Faces