"Cast from "Mama (6)"   Lot no. 2243

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

July 1, 1949 (Estimated)
11.00" x 9.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Left and Right

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Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of the cast from the endearing CBS-TV family comedy-drama `Mama`, based on John Van Druten`s 1944 play `I Remember Mama`, derived from Kathryn Forbes` book, `Mama`s Bank Account`, which was a smash on Broadway and an equally successful 1948 film before inspiring the live TV series about the Hanson family in San Franciso during the 1910s. The show was an instant hit and finished in the Top 10 to Top 30 throughout its 8-year run, July 1, 1949 to March 17, 1957. Cast represented: Peggy Wood (Mama Marta), Judson Laire (Papa Lars), Rosemary Rice (Katrin), Dick Van Patten (Nels), Robin Morgan (Dagmar), Ruth Gates (Aunt Jenny), on 15" x 11" illustration board. 11" x 9" images. Fine condition. 

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