""Acapulco""   Lot no. 2306

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Feb. 27, 1961 (Estimated)
9.50" x 14.00"
Pen & Ink, Paper Overlay and Watercolor on Board
Signed Lower Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2006) for NBC-TV`s `Acapulco`, on Sunay, March 26, 1961 cover of The New York Journal-American TView Magazine. Featuring James Taeger as Patrick Malone (left) and James Coburn as Gregg Smith (right), Korean War vets who work for a criminal lawyer and live large in a ritzy resort, plus `Mujer Viernes` (Girl Friday) Chloe played by Allison Hayes (who won fame in 1958`s Attack of the Fifty-Foot Woman). The series debuted Feb 27, 1961 but was axed after 8 episodes on April 24, 1961. 15" x 22" illustration board with paste-up photostat text, paper overlay with watercolor. Includes original copy of cover. 9 1/2" x 14" image. Minor soiling, tears to edges of color sheet.

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