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Director  Robert Milton
Language  English
6/10 IMDb

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Country  United States
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Writer  Mildred Cram, Howard Estabrook
Release date  January 18, 1930 (1930-01-18)

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Behind the Make-Up (1930) is an American Pre-Code drama film starring Hal Skelly, William Powell, Kay Francis, and Fay Wray, and based on the short story "The Feeder" by Mildred Cram.

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This was the first of seven in which Powell and Francis co-starred, the others being Street of Chance (1930), Paramount on Parade (1930), For the Defense (1930), Ladies' Man (1931), Jewel Robbery (1932), and One Way Passage (1932).

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Plot summary

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Gardoni, a down-on-his-luck vaudeville performer, is taken in by a fellow performer, a clown who has a bicycle riding act. Gardoni shows his appreciation by stealing the clown's act and his girlfriend, whom he marries.

Cast

  • Hal Skelly as Hap Brown
  • William Powell as Gardoni
  • Fay Wray as Marie Gardoni
  • Kay Francis as Kitty Parker
  • E. H. Calvert as Dawson
  • Paul Lukas as Boris
  • Jean De Briac as Sculptor
  • Torben Meyer as Waiter
  • Critical reception

    Mordaunt Hall, film critic of the New York Times, praised the performances of Powell ("excellent"), Wray ("pleasing"), Skelly ("goes about his part with earnestness and intelligence"), and Francis ("does nicely"), but noted "the story is rather limp and disappointing."

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    Behind the Make-Up Wikipedia
    Behind the Make-Up IMDb Behind the Make Up themoviedb.org


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