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Tandaco Prepared Stuffing: Don’t Cry Dear Lady (c.1942)

  1. Based on comparing the Kraft Cheddar Cheese Cinema Advertisement: Food for Thought (c.1941)and Tandaco advertisements the actress in the Tandaco advert is not Muriel Steinbeck.

    I do not understand how the two actress could be considered the same person.

    Both films were apparently produced within a 12 month period yet there appears to be a difference in age, physical features and character.

    Muriel was 18 years old when the Cheese advert (1941) was produced.

    She was 20 when the film "South West Pacific (1943)" a year after the Tandaco advert.

    Muriels neck is shorter than the actress's in the Tandaco advert and her face is just a bit more round.

    Muriels acting is unrestrained in South West Pacific with natural emotion and fluid communication of acknowledgement of her role.

    She appeared in another war propaganda film "The Grumblens" (1943) (Trove Newspapers - Smith's Weekly Saturday 7 August 1943 p 19 Article) (Australian War Memorial, Accession Number F01886) which provides further evidence of her acting style.

    Graeme Steinbeck

  2. #1 from eck154 – 2 years, 2 months ago.
  3. Thanks Graeme for your comment. We have updated the notes for the Kraft Cheddar Cheese advertisement accordingly.

  4. #2 from Editor – 2 years, 2 months ago.
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