The Godfather – 1971

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Aging makeup for Brando

Marlon Brando didn’t want to wear appliances, so his hour and a quarter makeup was two layers of old-age stipple, some painted shadows and spots, hair gray and dark tooth enamel. A denture device called “a plumper” padded his jowls. Then there were other makeup problems, mainly to do with blood and bullet hits.

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