""A Hole in the Head""   Lot no. 2380

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Feb. 28, 1957 (Estimated)
16.50" x 12.00"
Pen & Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left

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Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1957 Broadway Comedy, `A Hole in the Head` with Paul Douglas, Tommy White, Lee Grant & David Burns. Directed by Garson Kanin, designed by Boris Aronson, Patton Campbell & Jean Rosenthal, the production ran 2/28/57 - 7/13/57, for 156 performances at the Plymouth Theatre. The play`s author, Arnold Schulman, also adapted this work for the 1960 Frank Sinatra film of teh same name that introduced the Oscar-winning song, `High Hopes` and which became JFK`s presidential campaign song. On 20" x 15" illustration board, with blue to indicate halftone. Appeared in the New York Herlad-Tribune. Includes original 8x10 photo. 16 1/2" x 12" image. Minor soiling.

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