"Morey Amsterdam as Featured Host of "Elliot Murphy's Aqua Show""   Lot no. 2370

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

June 19, 1956 (Estimated)
9.00" x 13.25"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Upper Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Morey Amsterdam as featured host of the 12th annual `Elliot Murphy`s Aqua Show` at the Flushing Meadow Ampitheatre, on Long Island. This edition of the spectacular water-themed musical review commenced June 19, 1956 and featured tumblers `Wells and the Four Fays`, plus the Forseitz-Mendes troupe of wire walkers. Show also featured (not shown) diving champions Whitey Hart & Ruth Lund, and aquatic comedian Lou Varronne. On 13 1/2" x 20" illustration board, for the New York World-Telegram and Sun, clipping included. 9" x 13 1/4" image. Minor soiling.

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