""Arthur Freed's Hollywood Melody""   Lot no. 2447

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By George Wachsteter (1911-2004)

March 19, 1962 (Estimated)
14.00" x 9.50"
Watercolor on Paper
Signed Lower Right



Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of high-steppin` Donald O`Connor bookended by Shirley Jones (left) and Nanette Fabray (right), all surrounding a bust of eminent film producer & song lyricist Arthur Freed (Singin` in the Rain, etc.) in a star-studded, tune-filled celebration of the American movie musical in the NBC-TV special, `Arthur Freed`s Hollywood Melody`, on Monday, March 19, 1962. Also featured in the splashy colorcast were Howard Keel, Juliet Prowse, Richard Chamberlain & Yvette Mimieux. Watercolor on paper for the Sunday, March 18, 1962 cover of The New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine and TView Section. Copy of the cover included. 14" x 9 1/2" image. Good condition.

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