Cinema: Too Tight Toulouse

Filming the life story of French Painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) posed a serious make-up problem for Director John Huston and Actor José Ferrer. Toulouse-Lautrec was a dwarf who stood 4 ft. 8 in., and Ferrer, who plays the part, is 5 ft. 11. The solution: Ferrer plays the part on his knees. Last week as the film, Moulin Rouge, neared completion in London, Ferrer showed photographers the "torture boots" that enable him to walk like a dwarf. Few movie stars since the days of Lon Chancy have submitted to such complicated and elaborately...

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