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HOW MOVIE STARS ARE RE-FRILLED
Hollywood, Cal., April 13. The
"Make-While-You-Wait" room at the
Keystone film-fun foundry is one of
the most important and newest es
tablishments in the movie world. The
"unknown women who run it are he
roines every hour of the day. The
money these women save runs into
thousands of dolalrs in a year.
Myrtle Lind Having Her Costume Altered in "Make-While-You-Wait" Room
In the meantime the camera grinds
on, shooting some scene in which the
star is not scheduled to appeaV. It
The "Make-While-You-Wait" room
Is an adjunct of the wardrobe depart
ment. In it alterations are made.
For Instance, a star's costume lacks
something. She goes to the altera
tion room and there the .unknown
heroines stitch busily with needles to
make It right.
prevents the company from standing
idle while a new costume is secured
for the star. It also saves the price
of the costume.
"Often," says Producer Mack Sen-