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ONE DAY AUCTION - THE LOST DRAWINGS OF G. WACHSTETER

by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries


448 lots with images

March 24, 2013

Live Auction

PO Box 300

51 Atlantic Highway

Thomaston, ME, 04861 USA

Phone: 207-354-8141

Fax: 207-354-9523

Email: auction@kajav.com

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Caricature for 40th Anniversary of the Theatre Guild of NYC, 1958, for the New York Journal-

Lot 700: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Caricature for 40th Anniversary of the Theatre Guild of NYC, 1958, for the New York Journal-

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Caricature for 40th Anniversary of the Theatre Guild of NYC, 1958, for the New York Journal American Newspaper, depicting the acting company's founders and guiding lights, producers Lawrence Langner, Theresa Helburn & Armina Marshall (Mrs. Langner), all holding a scrapbook dated 1919-1958; grid of actors and playwrights with bust of George Bernard Shaw below, Army-Navy Award from WWII, portraits include Eugene O'Neill, Robert Sherwood, Katherine Hepburn, William Saroyan, Tallulah Bankhead, Shakespeare, others; 15 1/4" x 20" illustration board, 13" x 14" image, signed lr, Journal American work order on back, good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Layout for CBS Promo, ca 1963-64 'Titans of Industry', incl. J B

Lot 701: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Layout for CBS Promo, ca 1963-64 'Titans of Industry', incl. J B

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Layout for CBS-TV Promotion, ca 1963-64 'Titans of Industry', depicting Jack Benny, Andy Griffith, Lucille Ball, Danny Thomas and Garry Moore, all at desks with factories behind, linked by ticker tape, 22" x 14 1/2" board, 17" x 13 1/4" image, taped on alteration to Andy, tape stains.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Layout for 'Les Ballets Africains' promo, Lunt Fontanne Theatre,

Lot 702: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Layout for 'Les Ballets Africains' promo, Lunt Fontanne Theatre,

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Layout for 'Les Ballets Africains' promo, Lunt Fontanne Theatre, March, 1959; marked 'Drama' and 'Lunt' at bottom in pencil, ink on illustration board, 15" x 20", signed lr, some soiling.

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GROUP (4) CARICATURES - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Paper Laid over Sheet Music Layouts for Stars of Four Long-Running ca 1950

Lot 703: GROUP (4) CARICATURES - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Paper Laid over Sheet Music Layouts for Stars of Four Long-Running ca 1950

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Description: GROUP (4) CARICATURES - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Paper Laid over Sheet Music Layouts for Stars of Four Long-Running ca 1950 Broadway Musicals: Carol Channing in 'Lend an Ear', Ray Bolger in 'Where's Charley?', Alfred Drake in 'Kiss Me, Kate' and Ezio Pinza in 'South Pacific'. Drawn for the New York Journal-American, 8 1/2" x 11", tipped to illustration board, glue stained.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with overlaid corrections and half-toning, layout for 'World of M

Lot 704: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with overlaid corrections and half-toning, layout for 'World of M

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with overlaid corrections and half-toning, layout for 'The World of Mister Sweeney' promo, NBC-TV 15 min daily program that aired from 1953-1955, this with dated snipe of March 14, 1955, featuring Charlie Ruggles as Cicero P. Sweeney, owner of the General Store in Mapleton, and Glenn Walken as his grandson Kippy, 8 1/2" x 8 3/4" image on 14 3/4" x 13 1/4" illustration board, yellowing from overlays. Includes original 8x10 glossy press photo of the drawing with snipe from J. Walter Thompson Company.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Portrait of Tennessee Ernie Ford, w TEF note, probably for the New

Lot 705: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Portrait of Tennessee Ernie Ford, w TEF note, probably for the New

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Portrait of Tennessee Ernie Ford, probably for the New York Journal-American, 10" x 7" image on 14 1/4" x 10" board, with note from editor on printed copy of image that reads 'George, I think it turned out well, TEF' (Ford had approval), good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of NYC Radio Host Arthur Godfrey with 'Anniversary Meter' above

Lot 706: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of NYC Radio Host Arthur Godfrey with 'Anniversary Meter' above

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of NYC Radio Host Arthur Godfrey with 'Anniversary Meter' above as he is on the air, in promo for his 20th Anniversary on CBS Radio, which officially occurred on Jan 15, 1954, this was probably done for the Radio/TV Section of The New York Journal American at that time, roughly 10 1/2" x 8 1/2" image on 15" x 11" board, good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 'Don McNeill's Breakfast Club', depicting Johnny Desmond an

Lot 707: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 'Don McNeill's Breakfast Club', depicting Johnny Desmond an

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for ABC Radio's highly popular morning showcase, 'Don McNeill's Breakfast Club', depicting Johnny Desmond and Patsy Lee as 'The Songbirds of the South', superimposed over sheet music with lyrics 'Good Morning to You' and a crowing rooster in corner, having pale blue background. McNeill's tenure as host of 'The Breakfast Club' from June 23, 1933 through December 27, 1968 makes him to date the longest-running emcee of a network entertainment program, outlasting Johnny Carson on 'The Tonight Show' (29 1/2 years) and Bob Barker on 'The Price Is Right' (34? years). Sketch appeared in The New York Journal American, circa 1949-1950, roughly 11" x 7" image on 15" x 11" board, good condition. Includes 8x10 glossy press photo of the drawing with original Young & Rubicam snipe.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Four Broadway Composers, ca 1949, incl: Richard Roge

Lot 708: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Four Broadway Composers, ca 1949, incl: Richard Roge

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Four Broadway Composers, ca 1949, including: Richard Rogers (South Pacific), Irving Berlin (Miss Liberty), Cole Porter (Kiss Me Kate), Frank Loesser (Where's Charley), 9 1/2" x 8 1/2" image on 15" x 10", edge toned, minor soiling. Includes copy of illustration with partial text from the New York Herald Tribune.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Jay Jostin from 'Mr. District Attorney', depicted with victim

Lot 709: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Jay Jostin from 'Mr. District Attorney', depicted with victim

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Jay Jostin from 'Mr. District Attorney', depicted with victim and hangman's noose in Surrealist landscape, 8 1/2" x 11 1/4" image on 14" x 11" board, good condition. Jostin did the show on the radio from 1940 to 1951, on NBC television from 1951-52, this was probably a promotion for the tv show. Includes original 8x10 glossy press photo of the drawing.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of NBC-TV Host Dan Seymour, for Sept 1951 'We the People', depic

Lot 710: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of NBC-TV Host Dan Seymour, for Sept 1951 'We the People', depic

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of NBC-TV Host Dan Seymour, for Sept 1951 'We the People', depicted in front of a mass of faces, 10 1/2" x 8" image on 15" x 11" board, good condition. Includes original 8x10 glossy press photo of the drawing with snipe from Young & Rubicam.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Bing Crosby as a Golf Club, a promo for TV broadcast of the Peb

Lot 711: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Bing Crosby as a Golf Club, a promo for TV broadcast of the Peb

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Bing Crosby as a golf club, a promo for the first television broadcast of the Pebble Beach Classic (now known as the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am) from Jan 11-13, 1957. This annual golf tournament is affectionately known known as the 'Crosby Clambake', which Der Bingle began in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. in 1937. A golf fanatic, Bing actually died just after finishing a round of golf in La Moreleja, Spain on Oct 14, 1977. Roughly 11 1/2" x 7 3/4" image on 13 3/4" x 11" board, good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Arthur Godfrey as a Talent Fisherman for CBS, roughly 9 3/4

Lot 712: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Arthur Godfrey as a Talent Fisherman for CBS, roughly 9 3/4" x

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board of Arthur Godfrey as a Talent Fisherman for CBS, with a net of performers slung over his shoulder and a bucket full of contracts as bait. Art could have been rendered late 1940s to early 1950s to promote Godfrey's popular radio and television showcase, 'Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts', which offered winners contracts to major entertainment venues and also ran concurrently on radio and televioson between 1948 and 1956, though the radio series debuted two years earlier in 1946. Illustration is roughly 9 3/4" x 5 3/4" image on 15" x 11" board, with overlaid redrawn head in ink on cardstock, good condition. Includes 8x10 glossy press photo of the same.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 1952-53 broadcast season of the 'All-Star Revue', NBC-TV's

Lot 713: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 1952-53 broadcast season of the 'All-Star Revue', NBC-TV's

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 1952-53 broadcast season of the 'All-Star Revue', NBC-TV's Saturday night variety showcase, depicting the four rotating hosts of the show: Tallulah Bankhead (ul), Martha 'The Mouth' Raye (ur), Jimmy 'The Schnoz' Durante (lr) and George Jessel, represented by cigar and phone handset (ll), roughly 10 1/2" x 11" image on 15" x 13" board, toned on right edge, well away from image, otherwise good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for Motion Picture 'Vera Cruz, 1954, starring Burt Lancaster and

Lot 714: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for Motion Picture 'Vera Cruz, 1954, starring Burt Lancaster and

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for Motion Picture 'Vera Cruz', 1954, starring Burt Lancaster and Gary Cooper, 8 3/4" x 10 3/4" image on 14 1/4" x 20" board, good condition. Probably for the New York Journal-American.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricatures of Bert Parks & Dan Seymour, hosts of TV programs 'Do

Lot 715: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricatures of Bert Parks & Dan Seymour, hosts of TV programs 'Do

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricatures of Bert Parks and Dan Seymour, hosts of the new television programs 'Double or Nothing' and 'I Go Everywhere', both of which aired from 2-2:30 on CBS-TV; this is probably from the 1952 debut of the two shows in this schedule, was probably done for the 'TView' section of the New York Journal-American, 10 1/2" x 11" image on 14" x 20" board, with redrawn ink on cardstock head overlaid on Bert, otherwise good condition. Includes original 8x10 press photo of this drawing.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Cardstock Caricature for 1959 Broadway Play 'The Gang's All Here', starring Melvyn

Lot 716: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Cardstock Caricature for 1959 Broadway Play 'The Gang's All Here', starring Melvyn

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Cardstock Caricature Promo for 1959 Broadway Play 'The Gang's All Here', starring Melvyn Douglas, Jean Dixon and E.G. Marshall, Marshall, loosely based on the scandalous presidential administration of Warren G. Harding in Washington, DC, which ran at the Ambassador Theatre from Oct 1959 to Jan 1960, probably for the New York American-Journal, 13 1/4" x 10 1/2" image on 22" x 15" cardstock, slightly soiled.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Promo for 1968 'Elizabeth the Queen' by Maxwell Ander

Lot 717: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Promo for 1968 'Elizabeth the Queen' by Maxwell Ander

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Promo for 1968 'Elizabeth the Queen' by Maxwell Anderson, on 'Hallmark Hall of Fame', NBC-TV, starring Judith Anderson, Charlton Heston, Harry Townes and Jack Webb, broadcast on January 31st, this lot includes artwork for the nationally syndicated 'Showtime' Arts Section cover, b&w ink on illustration board, color key overlay and sample printing on newsprint, 13 1/2" x 11 1/2" image on 20" x 15" sheet , good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Promo for 'The Great Gleason Express', promoting debu

Lot 718: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Promo for 'The Great Gleason Express', promoting debu

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Promo for 'The Great Gleason Express', promoting the debut of his new CBS-TV series 'Jackie Gleason's The American Scene Magazine' (The Jackie Gleason Show), traveling from Los Angeles to New York by train August 9-19, 1962, and then from New York to its final destination, Miami, where the show would originate. This was probably done for the TV/Radio Section of the New York Journal-American, 17" x 13 1/4" image on 22" x 15" board, minor soiling.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 1952-53 broadcast season of the 'All-Star Revue', NBC-TV's

Lot 719: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 1952-53 broadcast season of the 'All-Star Revue', NBC-TV's

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board for 1952-53 broadcast season of the 'All-Star Revue', NBC-TV's Saturday night variety showcase, depicting the four rotating hosts of the show: Jimmy Durante, Tallulah Bankhead, George Jessel and Martha Raye. Fall 1952 to Spring 1953 was the only time these four stars shared the hosting of this program, so art was probably done for the New York Journal-American TView Section, 9 3/4" x 13 1/4", OS: 15" x 22", good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with Color Overlay and original proof printing for George Bernard

Lot 720: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with Color Overlay and original proof printing for George Bernard

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with Color Overlay and original proof printing for George Bernard Shaw's 'Saint Joan' used on the cover of 'Showtime' for the 1967 Hallmark Hall of Fame, NBC-TV, depicting Genevieve Bujold (in her American TV debut), Theodore Bikel, Raymond Massey, Roddy McDowall, Leo Genn & David Birney, this program ran on Dec 16 & 17, 1967, the image is 13" x 11", on 20" x 15" board. 'Phil Pastoret' written at top of overlay (cartoonist), with note at bottom 'Anything you can add or change to contribute to the stain glass effect will be welcome'. Wachsteter's eyesight was failing completely by this time.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with Color Overlay and original proof printing for May 3rd, 1968 H

Lot 721: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with Color Overlay and original proof printing for May 3rd, 1968 H

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board with Color Overlay and original proof printing for May 3rd, 1968 Hallmark Hall of Fame production of JM Barrie's 'The Admirable Crichton', starring the husband and wife team of Virginia McKenna and Bill Travers. This illustration appeared on the cover of the Showtime TV Magazine for weekend of April 28-29, 1968. Wachsteter had almost completely lost his vision by this time.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the Ed Sullivan Show from the Moscow, Russia tour br

Lot 722: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the Ed Sullivan Show from the Moscow, Russia tour br

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the Ed Sullivan Show from the Moscow, Russia tour broadcast on December 27, 1959, depicting a smiling (!) Ed, with Opera Singer Rise Stevens surrounded by children, Marge & Gower Champion, husband & wife dancing team in the air above St Basils Cathedral, a small shackled bear is rubbing against the back of Ed's legs, 16 3/4" x 10 1/4" image on 22" x 16", good condition.

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PEN & INK ILLUSTRATION - Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1962-66 ABC-TV WWII South Pacific Comedy 'McHale's Navy' wi

Lot 723: PEN & INK ILLUSTRATION - Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1962-66 ABC-TV WWII South Pacific Comedy 'McHale's Navy' wi

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Description: PEN & INK ILLUSTRATION - Caricature by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) for 1962-66 ABC-TV WWII South Pacific Comedy 'McHale's Navy' with Ernest Borgnine, Tim Conway & Joe Flynn. On 22" x 14" illustration board. Appeared on the cover of the July 7, 1963 New York Journal-American Pictorial Magazine and TView Section, includes original copies. 14" x 9 1/2" image. Minor edge soiling.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the cast of the Broadway production of 'Another Par

Lot 724: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the cast of the Broadway production of 'Another Par

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the cast of the Broadway production of 'Another Part of the Forest' by Lillian Hellman, including (l to r) Mildred Dunnock, Percy Waram, Leo Genn, Patricia Neal and Scott McKay; 10 1/4" x 16" image on 15" x 20" board, lightly soiled, editors stamp in top margin, original clipping February 16, 1947 New York Times verso.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Milton Berle for the 1953-54 NBC variety showcased

Lot 725: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Milton Berle for the 1953-54 NBC variety showcased

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Milton Berle for the 1953-56 NBC variety show 'The Buick-Berle Show', a revamp of 'The Texaco Star Theatre' after a change in sponsor, with Arnold Stang as stagehand Francis giving Miltie a hotfoot; Ruth Gilbert as his secretary Max stands alongside a bevy of alluring chorus girls in the background, musical director Allen Roth at the piano, the bust lr represents head writer Goodman Ace, who later wrote for Perry Como, Danny Kaye & Bob Newhart; 12 1/4" x 13" image on 15" x 19" board, edge toned, minor soiling. Copy of the SC Syndicate 'Vacation is Over - Berle is Back on TV' press release on back.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the 1939 Motion Picture 'Hollywood Cavalcade, 12 3/

Lot 726: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the 1939 Motion Picture 'Hollywood Cavalcade, 12 3/

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of the 1939 Motion Picture 'Hollywood Cavalcade' with Don Ameche as silent film director Mike Connors, Alice Faye as Molly Adair, Mary Forbes as Mrs. Gaynes, Stu Erwin as cameraman Pete Tinney and Alan Curtis as millionaire would-be suitor Nicky Hayden, for the film's 1955 re-release by 20th Century-Fox, 12 3/4" x 15" image on 15" x 20" board, good condition. The pattern on Ameche's slacks and vest is an overlay.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Bob Keeshan in the title role of 'The Captain Kanga

Lot 727: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Bob Keeshan in the title role of 'The Captain Kanga

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature of Bob Keeshan in the title role of 'The Captain Kangaroo Show' on CBS-TV, with Hugh Brannum as Mister Green Jeans, groundskeeper of the Captain's Treasure House, surrounded by a menagerie of animals. The beloved, Emmy-winning series debuted October 3rd, 1955 and ran until Dec 8, 1984. Finished colorized art appeared Sunday, April 30, 1960 on the cover of The New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine and TView Section as well as for national newspaper syndication. 14" x 9 1/2" image on 22" x 15" board, good condition.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature of Ed Sullivan for the 10th Anniversary of h

Lot 728: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature of Ed Sullivan for the 10th Anniversary of h

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature of Ed Sullivan for the 10th Anniversary of his show (originally called 'The Toast of the Town'), the special commemorative broadcast took place on Sunday, June 22, 1958; this was the layout for the 'Pictorial Magazine TView Section' for national newspaper syndication on that day, 14 1/2" x 9 1/2" image on 22" x 14 3/4" board, some soiling. Nine copies of the Sunday Pictorial cover are included.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Design for 1961 'The Queen's Guards', 12

Lot 729: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Design for 1961 'The Queen's Guards', 12" x 12 3/4"

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Design to promote the U.S. appearance of the British Military Tournament and Tattoo, a traditional English pageant featuring 550 elite members of the British Armed Forces and royal guards in spectacular displays of music, riding, combat re-enactments, precision drilling and more. The showcase here was presented by producer Sol Hurok at Madison Square Garden for the troup's only American engagement in 1960, which ran June 17 to July 4. 12" x 12 3/4" image on 15" x 20" board, some soiling. Includes clipping.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design of Jack Benny and Milton Berle

Lot 730: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design of Jack Benny and Milton Berle

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design of Jack Benny and Milton Berle captioned 'Comedy with Music' to promote 'The Milton Berle Spectacular', on Friday, March 9th, 1962 over NBC-TV. Cover art appeared on Sunday, March 14, 1962 in the New York Journal American Pictorial TView Magazine, 14" x 9 1/2" image on 22" x 14" board, good condition, edge toning. Includes copies of the original magazine.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design & Color Overlay of Gene Barry a

Lot 731: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design & Color Overlay of Gene Barry a

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design & Color Overlay of Gene Barry as Bat Masterson for the NBC-TV Show of the same name that ran from 1958-1961, this cover was for the Sunday, March 1, 1959 New York Journal American Pictorial TView Magazine, 14" x 9 1/2" image on 22" x 15" board, good condition, edge toning. Includes copies of the original magazine.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board with Color Overlay Caricature Cover Design of 'Ray Mil

Lot 732: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board with Color Overlay Caricature Cover Design of 'Ray Mil

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board with Color Overlay Caricature Cover Design of 'Ray Milland, Globe-Trotting Sleuth' for the CBS-TV Show 'Markham' that had 59 episodes from May 2, 1959 to Sept 15, 1960, this art appeared on the cover for the Sunday, May 17, 1959 issue of the New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section, 14" x 9 1/2" image on 22" x 14" board, good condition, minor soiling. Includes copies of the original magazine cover.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design of E.G. Marshall & Robert Reed for 'The D

Lot 733: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design of E.G. Marshall & Robert Reed for 'The D

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design of E.G. Marshall & Robert Reed for 'The Defenders', CBS-TV Show that ran 132 episodes from 1961-65, this cover for the Sunday, April 14, 1963 New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section, 12" x 9 1/2" image on 22" x 14" board, good condition, edge toning. Includes copies of the original magazine cover and first color proofs.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink & Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design w/ Jack Benny, Danny Thomas, Andy

Lot 734: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink & Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design w/ Jack Benny, Danny Thomas, Andy

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board Caricature Cover Design PLUS Comp Color Overlay featuring Jack Benny, Danny Thomas, Andy Griffith, Lucille Ball & Garry Moore, captioned 'A Laughing Matter' for the WCBS-TV 'Opening Night' a preview show for the 1962-63 season, the cover and show both both appeared on Sunday, Sept 23, 1962 New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section, 14 1/4" x 9 3/4" image on 22" x 14 1/2" board, good condition, edge toning. Includes copies of the original magazine cover.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board with Color Overlay Caricature Cover Design of Maurice E

Lot 735: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board with Color Overlay Caricature Cover Design of Maurice E

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink and Pencil on Illustration Board with Color Overlay Caricature Cover Design of Maurice Evans and Janice Rule in the compelling Apr 4, 1962 production of 'The Loves of Claire Ambler', adapted from the book 'Claire Ambler' by Booth Tarkington, for CBS-TV's 'US Steel Hour', the art graced the cover of the Sunday, April 1, 1962 New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section, 14" x 10" image on 22" x 14 1/4" board, good condition, some soiling and edge tears to overlay. Includes copies of the original magazine.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of TV Host Steve Allen for the Sunday, October

Lot 736: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of TV Host Steve Allen for the Sunday, October

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of TV Host Steve Allen for the Sunday, October 22, 1961 cover of the New York Journal-American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section to promote 'The Steve Allen Show' on ABC-TV, which debuted on Sept 27, 1961 but was cancelled 12 weeks later, includes six original copies of that issue and a desk-top stand made from the color front page, 14" x 9 1/2" image, good condition, stand is yellowed and toned.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Jimmy Stewart & Lois Smith as Azel Dorsey a

Lot 737: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Jimmy Stewart & Lois Smith as Azel Dorsey a

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Jimmy Stewart & Lois Smith as Azel Dorsey and Cindy in 'Cindy's Fella' a western musical version of the Cinderella fairytale, appearing on the cover of the New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section on Sunday Dec 13, 1959; the lavish colorcast aired Tuesday, Dec 15, 1959 on 'Ford Startime' over NBC-TV, 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, good condition. On 20" x 15" illustration board, with color pencil overlay on vellum, includes photostat & sketch, original copy of the magazine (damaged).

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Ernie Ford at a Pump Organ, for his TV show

Lot 738: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Ernie Ford at a Pump Organ, for his TV show

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Ernie Ford at a Pump Organ, to promote his new daytime TV show on ABC that debuted April 2, 1962, and originated from San Francisco, cover art for the New York Journal-American Pictorial Magazine TView Section cover of July 8, 1962, 13" X 10" image, toned, a few spots lr. Includes an original copy of the magazine.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Ward Bond and Robert Horton in 'Wagon Trai

Lot 739: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Ward Bond and Robert Horton in 'Wagon Trai

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Ward Bond and Robert Horton of acclaimed NBC-TV western 'Wagon Train' (1957-1965), for the cover of the New York Journal-American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section that ran Sunday, January 4, 1959; 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, good condition. Includes color overlay and copy of the original cover as printed.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Alfred Drake as Petruchio and Patricia Mori

Lot 740: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Alfred Drake as Petruchio and Patricia Mori

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Alfred Drake as Petruchio and Patricia Morison as Katherine, both re-creating their original Broadway roles in Cole Porter's 'Kiss Me Kate' on 'Hallmark Hall of Fame', which aired Nov 20, 1958 over NBC. This artwork was for the New York Journal-American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section cover of Sunday, Nov 16, 1958; 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, good condition. Includes copy of the original cover. (Morison is incorrectly spelt 'Morrison' on this cover.)

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Charlton Heston (center) as a pilgrim foref

Lot 741: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Charlton Heston (center) as a pilgrim foref

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Charlton Heston (center) as a pilgrim forefather, along with comedian Eddie Foy, Jr. as a curious Native American (left) and popular singer Betty Johnson as a pulchritudinous Puritan maiden; all starring in the TV holiday special, 'An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving', which aired over ABC on Tuesday, November 21, 1961, sponsored by Westinghouse. Art appeared on the cover of the New York Journal American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section on Sunday, November 19, 1961. Includes watercolor on paper overlay with photostat. On 15" x 20" illustration board. 14" x 9 1/2" image. Minor soiling..

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board & Color Workup of Caricature Portrait of Richard Chamberlain in th

Lot 742: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board & Color Workup of Caricature Portrait of Richard Chamberlain in th

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board and Color Workup of Caricature Portrait of Richard Chamberlain in the title role of the famed NBC medical drama, 'Dr. Kildare', framed by a core pledge of the Hippocratic Oath and by Raymond Massey as Kildare's sagacious mentor, and Senior Physician at Blair General Hospital, Dr. Leonard Gillespie. This artwork was for the The New York Journal-American Pictorial Magazine & TView Section cover of Sunday, February 18, 1962; 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, good condition. Includes copy of the original cover.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Mechanical, paste-up of B&W artwork PLUS color work-up over photos

Lot 743: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Mechanical, paste-up of B&W artwork PLUS color work-up over photos

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Mechanical, ready-for-press, paste-up of finished B&W artwork PLUS full color work-up over photostat; featuring Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda and Mort Sahl , as a lawyer and her infatuated but chauvinistic suitor in one of the many nostalgic scenarios chronicling the changing times between 1900 and 1914 and the age-old battle of the sexes in the 90-minute musical comedy special, 'The Good Years', aired in color over CBS-TV on Friday, January 12, 1962, 8:30 EST. Finished art adorned the January 7, 1962 cover of Pictorial Magazine & TView Section for the The New York Journal-American; 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, good condition. Includes copies of the original cover.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Robert Young ringing in holiday cheer and g

Lot 744: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Robert Young ringing in holiday cheer and g

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board Caricature Portrait of Robert Young ringing in holiday cheer and getting into the spirit in his role as Cameron 'Cam' Garrett Brooks to promote the Christmas Day, 1961 episode of his new post-'Father Knows Best' series, 'Window on Main Street'. Finished caricature art would adorn the cover of the Dec 24, 1961 issue of Pictorial Magazine and TView Section, the Sunday supplement of The New York Journal-American.; 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, good condition. Includes copy of the original cover.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Pencil layout and color comp for Pictorial Magazine and TView Section highlighting Richard B

Lot 745: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Pencil layout and color comp for Pictorial Magazine and TView Section highlighting Richard B

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Pencil layout and color comp for Pictorial Magazine and TView Section highlighting Richard Boone as Paladin, the welathy, well-bred, freelance soldier of fortune on the popular CBS-TV western, 'Have Gun, Will Travel'. This artwork was for the cover of The New York Journal-American Pictrorial Magazine and TView cover dated Sunday, Jan 22, 1961; 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, fair condition. Includes copies of the original NY magazines, PLUS Boston Advertiser TView section Feb 12-18, 1961.

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GRAPHITE, W/C & OIL PORTRAITS - Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Composer & Director Igor Stravinsky, including sketches

Lot 746: GRAPHITE, W/C & OIL PORTRAITS - Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Composer & Director Igor Stravinsky, including sketches

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Description: GRAPHITE, W/C & OIL PORTRAITS - Caricatures by George Wachsteter (1911-2004) of Composer & Director Igor Stravinsky, including sketches, watercolor on cardstock & oil on canvas board. Done in the late 30s, these are one of GW's eareliest series. Publication use unknown. 9" x 11" to 10" x 14" Some soiling.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Black Ink Drawing on Illustration Board and Color Comprehensive Layout/illustration w/ Barry

Lot 747: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Black Ink Drawing on Illustration Board and Color Comprehensive Layout/illustration w/ Barry

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Black Ink Drawing on Illustration Board and Color Comprehensive Layout/Illustration featuring Barry Morse as Dino Leonardi (alias Jordan) and Sally Ann Howes as his wife Vera appearing as a British music hall mind-reading act in a tale of suspicion and murder entitled 'The Leonardi Code', an original teleplay from the live anthology drama series, The United States Steel Hour which aired Wednesday, May 17, 1961. Artwork appeared on cover of Pictorial Magazine and TView Section, Sunday, May 14, 1961. Includes B&W pen-ink mechanical paste-up and copies of the original magazine.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Comprehensive color layout for TV special, The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe, 14 1/4

Lot 748: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Comprehensive color layout for TV special, The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe, 14 1/4" x 9 1/2

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Comprehensive color layout of Stanley Holloway (left), Maurice Chevalier (center, straw hat) and Julie Andrews (right) kicking up their heels in a dazzling celebration of song and dance in the color television special, 'The Broadway of Lerner and Loewe' as seen over NBC on Sunday, Feb 11, 1962, 7:30 p.m. EST. Finished caricature was for the cover of Pictorial Magazine and TView Section, Sunday supplement of The New York Journal-American on Feb 11, 1962, the night of the telecast; 14 1/4" x 9 1/2" image, good condition. Includes copy of the original cover.

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CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board drawing as ready for color art to promote the CBS-TV series, 'Can

Lot 749: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board drawing as ready for color art to promote the CBS-TV series, 'Can

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Description: CARICATURE - George Wachsteter (1911-2004) Ink on Illustration Board drawing as ready for color art to promote the CBS-TV series, 'Candid Camera' depicting Arthur Godfrey as Santa, with creator-lead host Alan Funt manning the camera, his female accomplice, contributing participant and occasional co-hostess is singer Dorothy Collins (of 'Your Hit Parade' fame). Godfrey was co-host of series for the 1960-1961 season only. Illustration rendered for publication in Pictorial Magazine and TView Section on Sunday, Dec. 25, 1960, 13 1/2" x 9 1/2" image, includes copy of the original magazine.

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