Man of a Thousand Faces

Universal City: Universal International Pictures, 1957. Vintage reference photograph of James Cagney, in makeup as Lon Chaney's Quasimodo, with Bud Westmore, head of Universal-International Make-up Department, and his assistant Jack Kevan, on the set of the 1957 film. Mimeo snipe affixed to verso and folded over recto.

A loose biography of actor Lon Chaney, played by James Cagney, portraying his beginnings as a vaudeville clown, his struggle with cancer, and finally, the passing of his makeup kit to his son. Regarded as one of the better Hollywood films about Hollywood, and a high point of Cagney's career.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.


[Book #149134]

Price: $325.00