"Walter Huston & Norman Brokenshire for "Knickerbocker Alley" (2)"   Lot no. 2385

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Dec. 30, 1945 (Estimated)
7.00" x 9.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Right

Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Walter Huston as series announcer & Norman Brokenshire for program handed to the studio audience for `Knickerbocker Alley`, the Dec 30, 1945 live broadcast heard on the ABC RAdio anthology series, `U.S. Steel Hour: The Theatre Guild on the Air`. Used repeatedly in later advertisements, GW did a series of portraits for programs handed to studio audiences at radio broadcasts of `The Theatre Guild on the Air` which was renamed `The United States Steel` when it transistioned to television over CBS-TV in 1953. On 15" x 11" illustration board. Includes copy of the program, photostats. 7" x 9" images. Minor soiling, notations.

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