This getup's a terrible fuss I'm better off wearing a truss. Should bitch at Jack Pierce-- I itch something fierce, And sweat where I daren't discuss.
Top: Virginia Christine nurses Lon Chaney on the set of The Mummy's Curse (1944). Above: Chaney holds his nose as make-up man Jack Pierce applies the finishing touches for The Mummy’s Ghost (1944). Title by malcontent Donald B. Benson.