Critics rave about the authentic period look of Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed historical drama Lincoln. A bit of the credit is due to Ymittos Candle Manufacturing Co. of Lowell, a century-old chandler that has lit up 23 films from “Pirates of the Caribbean” to the upcoming “The Lone Ranger.” Ymittos made pure beeswax candles that that emitted a warm glow and softened the look of scenes in Lincoln. Owner Mike Kapan says Hollywood calls when they need his company’s artisan craftsmanship.
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