Max Factor: The Man Behind The Makeup

There's a story in The New Yorker » 8/25/08 2:00pm 8/25/08 2:00pm , the make-up maven whose tale is told in a new . The article, written by, um, , details Factor's beginnings as a Polish Jewish fugitive in 1904 Russia, on to his arrival in California and breakthroughs in movie cosmetics. As film changed — from black and white to Orthochromatic to…