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JACK PIERCE PERSONAL FILM AND TV MAKEUP KIT IN LEATHER CASE

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:6,000.00 USD Estimated At:6,000.00 - 8,000.00 USD
JACK PIERCE PERSONAL FILM AND TV MAKEUP KIT IN LEATHER CASE
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JACK PIERCE PERSONAL FILM AND TV MAKEUP KIT IN LEATHER CASE - Jack Pierce served as Universal Studios’ master makeup artist for nineteen years, and the list of films with which he was associated number in the hundreds. His innovative and terrifying monsters and villains made him king of Hollywood makeup artists. When Universal decided to release him, Pierce went on to other film studios and then to television. This large 10 in. x 11 in. x 19 in. brown leather makeup bag contains many of Pierce’s working tools – pancake makeup, bottles of magic and the like. Even a 12-pack of Pan Stick makeup sticks hand labeled “Jack”. Comes from the estate of Sam Ruman, longtime RKO assistant director, friend of Jack Pierce and one of Jack Webb’s craftsmen during the first years of Dragnet. This historical makeup kit is accompanied by an original photograph, from the Sam Ruman estate, showing a Pierce assistant applying makeup to Boris Karloff for his role in Mephisto.