How To Become A Villain - A Demonstration… 1928

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    An actor sits at a dressing table and makes himself into a "villain" with the aid of false hair and make up.

    C/U of the dressing table showing the items he will use. He rubs in foundation, deepens lines on his face with paint, sticks on large fake sideburns, moustache and beard, puts on a wig and costume. We see the finished face in C/U. "The villain... All ready to say "Coises on you, Hortense!" and make you think he means it!"

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    Was an American Pathe Review item.

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    British Pathé
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    Media URN:
    14582
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    844.02
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:25:00 / 01:05:37:00
    Canister:
    EP 041
    Sort Number:
    EP 041
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