Monte Westmore: The Years 1938 - 1940
Gone with the wind (1939)
Selznick began filming in December of 1938, but Monte had already started filming makeup tests in late 1937.
intermezzo: A love story (1939)
Memos from Selznick required that actress, Ingrid Bergman have the "proper hairdress" and the "proper mouth make-up." He wanted to be sure that she was filmed only on her good side and with her chin down.
David O. Selznick met Joan Fontaine at a Garden Party at Charlie Chaplin's home. He offered her a screen test for the part of the 2nd Mrs. DeWinter. Other actresses that were up for the role included: Vivien Leigh, Nova Pilbeam, Margaret Sullivan, Loretta Young, Anita Louise, Anne Baxter, Jean Muir, and Audrey Reynolds. Memos to Monte from Selznick complained about her lashes being too long.