""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 and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left



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.A ppeared in the New York Herlad-Tribune. Includes original 8.00" x 10.00" photo. 

On 20.00" x 15.00" illustration board, the drawing measuring to 16.50" x 12.00." The illustration features blue to indicate halftone. Minor soiling.

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