Local 706 - The Artisan

Summer 2016

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34 LOOKS LAST LOOKS NEWS HEALTH AND WELFARE NEWS CREW CREW SHOTS CREDITS PHOTO CREDITS CBS Studio City was clearing out old storage rooms and a locker of old plaster make-up molds, life casts and various lab paraphernalia was discovered. Thanks to the quick work of (journeyman make-up artist) Jenna Wittman, these treasures were saved from the dumpster. Among the life masks are Sean Connery, Danny Kaye, Carroll O'Connor and an unidentified one which resembles Edward R. Murrow. There are molds for clown noses and gorilla hands, and noses that transformed actors into historic figures like Churchill and Stalin for the first HD movie made for television. There are masks of Ginger Rogers and tons of neon strawberry blonde wigs, all that look like clones of Ginger Rogers. (We need someone to clean and restyle them.) It was probably all for a dance routine. They will be on display in the Local 706 business office. Just by chance, make-up artist Barry Koper came to the 706 office later that week, and to his surprise, there was an entire treasure chest of molds. As it turned out, Barry had made many of the molds when he started at CBS and was thrilled to find them. Ben Nye's name is also on a number of the molds. Forgotten Treasures

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