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Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon collection, 1920-1991

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Photographs (continued)
Chicago (Various Productions) (continued)
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 6 (continued)
Series of Gwen Verdon and Chita Rivera dancing
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 3
Bird's eye view of stage and orchestra (1); publicity portrait, informal, Gwen Verdon, (1); autographed still, Jerry Orbach to Bob Fosse (1)
Slides: color, 12
Research: "Ian's slides of Beulah Annin's address" exteriors (Ian: researcher)
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 14
"Opening Night Party,": contact sheets, general shots (9), Gwen Verdon and Nicole Fosse (3), Gwen Verdon (2), Nicole and Bob Fosse dancing (1)
BOX 85B Photograph: 11x14, black and white, 1
Chita Rivera and Gwen Verdon
BOX 59A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 1
Gwen Verdon, Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli performing Nowadays at Kander and Ebb Tribute (including smaller color snapshot)
Photographs: 8x10, color, 1
Cast and some crew (and Gwen Verdon), from tour, informal
BOX 59A, 59E Photographs and Negative: 8x10, black and white, 3
Ann Reinking as Roxie, autographed to Bob Fosse; L. Nemetz as Velma, autographed; negative of Nemetz and Reinking (1)
Cocoon
BOX 59A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 5
Different publicity portraits of Gwen Verdon (3); publicity shot of Gwen Verdon in film, as dance instructor (1); publicity shot of Gwen Verdon and Don Ameche (1)
Photographs: 8x10, color, 2
Cast shot; cast and crew
Photograph: snapshot, color, 1
Verdon in character
Cocoon II
BOX 60D Photograph: Snapshot, color, 1
Gwen Verdon and 4 men at wrap party for film
The Conquering Hero
BOX 59A Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
Bob Fosse rehearsing dancers in studio; 8x10 photo box
BOX 86C Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 33
By Pat Ferrier; terrific series (few duplicates) photographed over a period: Bob Fosse at rehearsals. Many shots include actors and actresses, but the focus is Bob Fosse. Some have been used for publicity
Damn Yankess (Stage, Original Production)
BOX 60D Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 20
By Fred Fehl, all from original production, various scenes, all with Gwen Verdon (and other leads); few duplicates; excellent quality; including photo used for poster
Photographs: 5x7 (several smaller), black and white, 32
By Will Rapport; note on back of one photo identifies it as an out-of-town production; these photos do not all include Gwen Verdon; they show a broad range of players and scenes; the quality is not as good as Fehl's
BOX 59A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 11
Different shots of Gwen Verdon and Stephan Douglass in "Whatever Lola Wants" (3); Different shots of Gwen Verdon and Stephen Douglass (in costume, in recording studio, publicity shots for show recording) (3); Gwen Verdon crouching on stage, in baseball uniform (also show recording still) (1); 2nd recording session series: Gwen Verdon alone (2), and Gwen Verdon, Stephen Douglass, Walston (4)
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 5
Publicity: baseball team (1); cast photos (2); Gwen Verdon alone, Gwen Verdon with 2 others, publicity shots for Signet Portable Library (3)
BOX 86E Photographs: various formats, black and white, 5
Life Magazine photographer: damaged print, Bob Fosse rehearsing cast (he's striding with head in hands), (1), 9 x 13 1/2; Sun-Times, Leo Friedman: different scenes of Gwen Verdon and Ray Walston (2, 10x13); Leo Friedman: different shots marked "Yankees in New Haven tryout. This ballet was cut and replaced by Who's Got The Pain," Gwen Verdon with gorilla in one shot, dancing with group in the other (2, 9x13 and 10 1/2 x 13 1/2); Leo Friedman: different shots of Stephen Douglass and Gwen Verdon in Lola number (2), 10x13
Photographs: 10x12, black and white, 1
Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, group at the Tony Awards
Photograph: 8x13, black and white, 1
Retouched "Lola" (Gwen Verdon) portrait, used for publicity
Damn Yankess (Film)
BOX 60D Photographs: 4x5, black and white, 1
Bob Fosse, posing in a striped shirt and hat
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
Publicity shots, Gwen Verdon: head shot; dancing: "Two Lost Souls"
Damn Yankees (Revival)
Photographs: 4x5, black and white, 50
Excellent quality, primarily various scenes with Gwen Verdon, Jerry Lanning, and Ray Walston
BOX 59A Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
Gwen Verdon and Jerry Lanning
Damn Yankees (Miscellaneous)
BOX 59A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 7
Different shots of men at work, during recording of cast album (2); Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse in Malibu, during Damn Yankees period, Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse (3), Bob Fosse (1); contact sheets, Malibu photo session (1)
Transparency: 5x7, color, 1
Gwen Verdon leaping to make catch in baseball uniform
Dance Me A Song
BOX 60D Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 2
By Will Rapport; 2 different shots of Bob Fosse, Bob Scheerer and Cliff Ferre dancing
Dancin'
Slide: color, 1
A poster (?) sketch of dancers in various poses, with Dancin' - Bob Fosse, logo, signed " Marx" (Marcia Marx Bennett?)
BOX 59A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
By Martha Swope; Ann Reinking (with other dancers), rehearsing; Bob Fosse, half kneeling, directing three dancers
Photographs: 7x10, black and white, 2
By Martha Swope; Bob Fosse and original Dancin' company; Bob Fosse crouching, rehearsing dancers
Photograph: 7x10, black and white, 1
By Lene Costello; Gwen Verdon and Dancin' company by reflecting pool
Photograph: 7x10, black and white, 1
By Lene Costello; dancers' footwear by pool, companion to above shot
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
Original Dancin' company
BOX 86E Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 4
By Lene Costello; 2 shots, and duplicates of each of Dancin' cast, informal
The Danny Kaye Show
BOX 59A Photographs: 8x10, 7x9, black and white, 9
Danny Kaye and Gwen Verdon photos from a series of 7 different sketches or skits, some dated 1963. Several were shot during musical/dance numbers; several are simply posed; included are 2 shots of Danny Kaye and Gwen Verdon in suit and leotard with straw boaters
The Dick Cavett Show (Fosse)
BOX 59A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
Shots from Cavett's interview of Bob Fosse; 1 closeup of Bob Fosse, one 2 shot of Bob Fosse and Dick Cavett laughing
The Dick Cavett Show (Verdon)
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
By Roger Greenawalt; Gwen Verdon and Dick Cavett laughing, seated on directors' chairs
Endings
BOX 60D Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 50
Location research, primarily hospital/hospice interiors and exteriors
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 4
Location research, primarily contact sheets of hospital interiors and exteriors
The Garry Moore Show, 1961
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 11
By J. Peter Happel; 11 different shots of Gwen Verdon in various skits, dances, musical numbers, etc. Includes shots of Gwen Verdon with Garry Moore, dancers, Carol Burnett, Julie Andrews and others
The Garry Moore Show, 1962
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 7
By J. Peter Happel and Hal McKusick; 3 different numbers from the show, 2 including Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon and Carol Burnett in chef's uniforms, and 4 from the Gwen Verdon/Bob Fosse DANCIN' MAN number (the Man photos were shot by Hal McKusick)
The Garry Moore Show, 1963
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 13
By J. Peter Happel and Friedman-Abeles; series of stills from different sketches, musical and dance numbers. All feature Gwen Verdon; some include Dru Davis, Marie Lake, Carol Burnett, Julie Andrews, Jerry Stiller, et al
The Garry Moore Show, 1964
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 7
By J. Peter Happel; series of stills from different sketches, musical and dance numbers, including Theatre of the Deaf performers
Gentlemen Marry Brunettes (Location)
BOX 60D Photographs: 4x5 (and smaller), black and white, 18
Paris: Versailles exteriors (7); several shots of Jeanne Crain and Jane Russell dancing; Gwen Verdon and Jack Cole at the Rodin Museum; Gwen Verdon and Billy Trivilla (designer) at the Rodin Museum; 1 interior, Rodin Museum; Gwen Verdon and Jane Russell; 2 informal shots, 1 with Gwen Verdon
BOX 59B Photographs: Contact sheet shots, black and white, 3
Paris, 1954: contact sheets (cut up) of Gwen Verdon in costume, with stars. The dance number pictured in stills was cut
BOX 60D Photographs: 3 1/2 x 5, black and white, 5
Gwen Verdon in costume and performing film number (which was cut from film)
Photographs: 3 1/2 x 3 1/2, black and white, 1
Gwen Verdon making up, seated on chair, in costume
Give A Girl A Break
Photographs: 4x5, black and white, 1
Bob Fosse, Gower Champion and Kurt Kasznar in joke pose with 3 dogs, 1952
Photographs: 4x5, black and white, 1
Wardrobe still, Bob Fosse as "Dowdy"
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, color, 1
MGM publicity still (reproduction), Bob Fosse, Kurt Kasznar and Gower Champion
BOX 86E Lobby card: 11x14, color, 1
Lobby card: Bob Fosse, Gower Champion, and Debbie Reynolds
Legs
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, color, 1
Publicity shot closeup of Gwen Verdon
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