"Lawrence Langner and Theresa Helburn (2)"   Lot no. 2386

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

Dec. 9, 1945 (Estimated)
9.00" x 7.00"
Pen and Ink on Illustration Board
Signed Lower Left and Lower Right

Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Lawrence Langner & Theresa Helburn, co-founders of the Theatre Guild, in `U.S. Steel Hour: The Theatre Guild on the Air ` studio audience program for the radio production of `Ned McCobb`s Daughter`, aired live Dec 9, 1945 over ABC Radio. Used repeatedly in later advertisements, GW did a series of portraits for programs handed to studio audiences attending radio broadcasts of `Theatre Guild on the Air` (1945-1953). On 15" x 11" illustration board. Includes copy of the program, photostats. 7" x 9" image. Minor soiling, notations.

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