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    "Charles Laughton - The celebrated Actor from "On the Spot" etc." is featured in this story.

    C/U of Laughton applying make-up in front of a large mirror. We see him applying false eyelashes. Extreme C/U of the eyelashes being stuck on. Laughton looks directly at the camera with his false eyelashes on. Laughton then uses shading to give the effect of dark eyes. He holds a hand mirror and applies shading. He applies eyebrow pencil and colour to his moustache. He applies glue to his forehead and sticks on a wig. His dresser combs his wig so that it blends with his hair. We then see Laughton standing in front of a long mirror in his costume for "On the Spot."

    Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 663.

    Safety print exists of a section of this story.

    Note: it is possible that the images from this film were also used in PT 37 with added sound.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:06:00 / 01:03:23:00
    EP 163
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    EP 163
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    Titles Makeup Vintage Beauty
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