Special guest: Introduction by makeup artist Jill Rockow.
Vito Corleone, one of the most iconic characters of 20th century American cinema, was immortalized by Marlon Brando on screen (for which he won an Oscar for Best Actor); behind the scenes, credit is shared with makeup artist Dick Smith for his collaboration with the actor on the Don’s iconic look. For the scenes in which Corleone is aged beyond Brando’s 48 years, Smith upheld the actor’s request to spend minimal time in the makeup chair by moving away from prosthetics and into more creative techniques, including the application of old age stipple and a dental plumper to add that recognizable droop to his jowls.
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Thursday, July 27, 2023
Special guest: Introduction by Rick Baker, assistant to Dick Smith.
Thursday, August 3, 2023
Special guest: Introduction by makeup artist Craig Reardon.
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Thursday, August 17, 2023
The Hunger with House of Dark Shadows
Introduction to The Hunger by makeup artist Peter Montagna. Introduction to House of Dark Shadows by makeup artist Todd McIntosh.
Thursday, August 24, 2023
Special guest: Introduction by makeup artist Gerald Quist.