"1944 Searing Broadway Drama, "Anna Lucasta""   Lot no. 2217

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Aug. 30, 1944 (Estimated)
8.50" x 10.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for the 1944 searing Broadway drama `Anna Lucasta`, featuring an all-black cast starring Yvonne Machen in the title role, with Earle Hyman, Lance Taylor & Frank Silvera. Produced by the American Negro Theatre, directed by Harry Wagstaff Gribble, designed by Frederick Fox & Paul Du Pont, the show ran 8/30/44 - 11/30/46 for 954 performances at the Mansfield Theatre. This drawing appeared in the New York Journal-American, includes clipping. On 11" x 15" illustration board, having blue to indicate halftone. A legendary production. 8 1/2" x 10" image. Some soiling, editors notations, white corrections by GW.

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