Greasepaint

  • (noun): A greasy substance used as makeup by actors.

Some articles on greasepaint:

Max Factor - History
... In the early years of movie-making, greasepaint in stick form, although the accepted make-up for use on the stage, could not be applied thinly enough ... specifically created for motion picture use—a thinner greasepaint in cream form, packaged in a jar, and created in 12 precisely-graduated shades ... Soon movie stars were eager to sample the "flexible greasepaint" ...
19th Tony Awards - Award Winners and Nominees
... Half a Sixpence Hillard Elkins – Golden Boy David Merrick – The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd Best Author (Dramatic) Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics ... Joe Wellington Cyril Ritchard – The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd as Sir Tommy Steele – Half a Sixpence as Arthur Kipps Liza Minnelli – Flora the Red Menace as Flora Mezaros Elizabeth Allen ...
The Roar Of The Greasepaint – The Smell Of The Crowd
... The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd is a musical with a book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley ... To?" and "Feeling Good." The show title is a transposition of the phrase "the smell of the greasepaint, the roar of the crowd," referring to the experience of theatre ...
Max Factor, Sr. - Creation of An Empire
... Greasepaint in stick form, although the accepted make-up for use on the stage, could not be applied thinly enough, nor were the colours appropriate, to work satisfactorily on the screen during the early years of ... the first cosmetic specifically created for motion picture use — a thinner greasepaint in cream form, packaged in a jar, and created in 12 precisely-graduated shades ... movie stars were eager to sample the “flexible greasepaint”, while movie producers sought Factor’s human hair wigs ...