"Johnny Carson and Marisa Pavin from "The Girl in the Gold Bathtub""   Lot no. 2249

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

May 1, 1960 (Estimated)
14.00" x 9.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Johnny Carson & Marisa Pavin from `The Girl in the Gold Bathtub`, for the May 1, 1960 Journal-American TView cover. This artwork was a promotion for this comedy presentation on the CBS anthology series, `The United States Steel Hour`, broadcast live from NYC on Wednesday, May 4, 1960. Carson`s appearance herre was at a time when he emceed ABC`s `Who Do You Trust?` and about 2 1/2 years prior to his debut as the new host of `The Tonight Show`. Name `Cellini` embossed on the tub refers to the famed 16th-c Italian goldsmith and artist. On 15" x 22" illustration board. Includes copies of the original magazine. 9 1/2" x 14" image. Minor soiling.

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