"1941 Broadway Thriller, "Angel Street""   Lot no. 2263

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Dec. 5, 1941 (Estimated)
8.50" x 9.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Upper Right

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for the fourth year of the 1941 Broadway thriller, `Angel Street`, starring Vincent Price & Judith Evelyn. Directed by Shepard Traube, designed by Lemuel Ayers & Helene Pons, featuring Leo G Carroll, Florence Edney & Elizabeth Eustis, the show ran 12/05/41-9/30/44 at the John Golden Theatre; 10/02/44-12/30/44 at the Bijou. This drawing appeared in the New York Herald Tribune on Sun Dec 3, 1944. On 10" x 14 1/2" illustration board with blue indicating halftone, pasteup of left-hand figures by GW. This legendary show was a staple of WWII Broadway, seen by hundreds of thousands of servicemen on leave. 8 1/2" x 9". Minor soiling, editor`s notations.

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