old-age: various makeups from the 1930s

Various old-age makeups: The 1930s

This section various features old-age makeups from movies of the 1930s. Given the technology available, it’s surprising how effective many of these makeups are.

The movies

Cimarron (1931): A restless lawyer moves his family to the newly opened-up the Oklahoma territory and soon becomes a leading citizen of the boom town of Osage. but then he heads for the Cherokee Strip, leaving his family behind. During his absences his wife Sabra (Irenne Dunne) learns to take care of herself and becomes prominent in her own right. Ern Westmore was the makeup artist (uncredited).