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1954 Press Photo Actress Marilyn Maxwell Frontier Hotel - RRT70497

$12.33
AdID: 2034086

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRT70497

Height: 10.25

Width: 6.25

Source: Rogers

Details

Actress Marilyn Maxwell startled the audience at the last frontier hotel when she introduced "Britches", a 250 pound Bengal tiger, in her opening night act. Marilyn Maxwell (August 3, 1921 – March 20, 1972), born Marvel Marilyn Maxwell, was an American actress and entertainer. Noted for her blonde hair and sexually alluring persona, she appeared in several films and radio programs, and entertained the troops during World War II and the Korean War on USO tours with Bob Hope. She started her professional entertaining career as a radio singerwhile still a teenager before signing with MGM in 1942 as a contract player. Among the programs in which she appeared was The Abbott and Costello Show. The head of MGM, Louis B. Mayer, insisted she change the "Marvel" part of her real name. She dropped her first name and kept the middle. Some of her film roles included Lost in a Harem (1944), Champion (1949), The Lemon Drop Kid (1951), and Rock-A-Bye Baby (1958). "Silver Bells" made its debut in The Lemon Drop Kid, sung by Maxwell and Hope. (Wikipedia)
Photo measures 6.25 x 10.25.

Specifications

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Date of Creation 1954
SKU RRT70497
Dimensions See Description for Photo Size
Original or Reprint? Original Press Photo