The Star Wagon (1937)

“After you leave the stage in the first scene as a sixty-five-year-old woman, you enter five minutes later as a eighteen-year-old girl”

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Lillian, possibly backstage or in the wings

Changing the entire costume, removing the white wig and dressing my hair was easy. For the lightning change of the make-up I called on a Russian actress who told me how it had been done in “Chauve Souris”. (Miss Lillian Gish)

Starring: Miss Lillian Gish Burgess Meredith

Photographed by Vandammm (production)

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Lillian Gish by Eric Pape 1937 Charcoal on Paper (Starwagon)
Lillian Gish by Eric Pape 1937 Charcoal on Paper (Starwagon)

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