"Red Buttons, as Inspector Plover, in "The Case of the Missing Wife""   Lot no. 2261

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Aug. 6, 1970 (Estimated)
14.00" x 9.50"
Pen & Ink, Colored Pencil Translucent Overlay on B
Signed Lower Right



Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Red Buttons, dubbed `Jungle Sleuth` for his role as Inspector Plover in `The Case of the Missing Wife`, a comedy presentation of `The U.S. Steel Hour`, broadcast over CBS-TV on Wednesday, Aug 10, 1960. Illustration appeared as cover art for the Sunday, August 7, 1960 issue of The New York Journal American TView Magazine. On 15" x 20" illustration board, with colored pencil on translucent overlay. Includes preliminary sketches and original copies of the magazine. 14" x 9 1/2" image. Minor soiling.

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