Peggy Carter discusses working as the make up artist on the film, Caddie (1976)

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Peggy Carter discusses working as the make up artist on the film, Caddie (1976)
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NFSA ID:
138652
Year:
2013
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Despite its modest budget, Caddie (1976) was also notable for its thoroughly researched and convincing costumes (Judith Dorsman), production design (Owen Williams), hair (Jenny Brown) and make-up (Peggy Carter). In this excerpt from an oral history recording, Peggy Carter discusses the way she approaches her work as a make-up artist and the special challenges of working on Caddie.

Peggy Carter started at Artransa Park film studios as a young, 'not very good’, short-hand typist and had also been a dancer before jumping at the chance to be trained as a make-up artist. She worked on some of Australia’s most renowned films of the late 1960s and 70s such as Age of Consent (1969), Walkabout (1971), Sunday Too Far Away (1975), The Picture Show Man (1977) and The Irishman (1978), and continues to work in feature films, television and theatre.