"Johnny Wayne & Frank Shuster for "Holiday Lodge""   Lot no. 2372

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

June 25, 1961 (Estimated)
14.00" x 9.50"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Canadian comedy duo Johnny Wayne & Frank Shuster for their new CBS-TV series `Holiday Lodge`. The act was well known to US viewers from many variety shows of the day, the show was a summer replacement for `The Jack Benny Program`, and ran Sundays from June 25 to Oct 8, 1961 for only 13 episodes. Wayne & Shuster played as Johnny Miller and Frank Boone, entertainment directors for a posh country lodge. Art used for the cover of the July 9, 1961 New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine and TView Magazine, includes original copies of the cover. On 22" x 15" illustration board. 14" x 9 1/2" image. Water stained at bottom, away from drawing.

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