Oral Histories

Interview of Jean Burt Reilly

Motion picture hair stylist.
Jean Burt Reilly: Motion Picture Hairstylist
Film and Television
Biographical Note:
Motion picture hair stylist.
Dixon, Elizabeth I.
Reilly, Jean Burt
Place Conducted:
Craig Stevens and Alexis Smith's home in North Hollywood, California.
Supporting Documents:
Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
Interviewer Background and Preparation:
The interview was conducted by Elizabeth I. Dixon, Librarian of the Office of Oral History, UCLA.
Processing of Interview:
The tapescript was edited by Mr. Bernard Galm and indexed by Mrs. Adelaide G. Tusler.
Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
Early interest in dramatics; at Max Factor's in wig and makeup departments; hairstylist, Warner Brothers, 1941; principles of studio hairstyling; hairstyling for period productions; reminiscences about Clint Walker, Craig Stevens, Tom Reilly, Miriam Hopkins, Bette Davis, James Garner; organization and operation of a studio makeup department.