"Caricatures of Charles Waldron and Edwin Jerome"   Lot no. 2335

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Sept. 26, 1945 (Estimated)
1.00" x 7.00"; 6.00" x 8.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board and Cardstock
Signed Lower Right (On Left)

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Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Charles Waldron and Edwin Jerome, the two actors who played Senator Ellsworth Langdon in `Deep are the Roots`. The Broadway production, co-starring Gordon Heath as a returning negro veteran and Jacqueline Andre as his mother, was directed by Elia Kazan, designed by Howard Bay and Emeline Roche, ran at the Fulton Theatre 9/26/45 to 11/16/46, for 477 performances. Jerome replaced Waldron during the run. 15" x 10" illustration board and 7" x 10 1/2" cardstock mounted on larger chipboard, both for the New York Journal American. Includes clippings. 10" x 7" & 6" x 8"images. Good condition. 

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