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Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon collection, 1920-1991

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Photographs (continued)
The Mike Douglas Show (continued)
BOX 53D Photo Album
From Gwen Verdon appearance on show
Mississippi Gambler
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 7
Different publicity shots of Gwen Verdon dancing (3); Film still and dupe, Gwen Verdon in foreground, with balcony and 3 shot behind her; film still, Gwen Verdon dancing with 4 black men (1)
My Sister Eileen
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 8
Columbia Pictures publicity and film stills: 4 separate shots of Janet Leigh and Bob Fosse in performance (1 - dancing together), 1 shot of Bob Fosse and Tommy Ball dancing, 1 2-shot closeup of Leigh and Bob Fosse; 2 publicity shots of Bob Fosse in polka dot bow tie
Miliken Show, Bobby Morse and Gwen Verdon
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
Closeup of Gwen Verdon and Robert Morse
New Girl In Town
BOX 60D Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 15
By Will Rapport; various scenes, all featuring Gwen Verdon (she appears solo in some)
Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 2
By Fred Fehl; Gwen Verdon in both, 1 with nearly complete cast; excellent quality
Photographs: 4x5 (and 2 contact prints), black and white, 9
Assorted stills, Gwen Verdon only, in various costumes and scenes
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 5
By Friedman-Abeles (Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse shots only). Rehearsal: Series of 3 different Gwen Verdon/Bob Fosse dancing shots, 2 with Bob Fosse and other dancers
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 5
"Matt's Dream Ballet" (1); "Check Apron Ball" (1); Gwen Verdon, George Wallace, Cameron Prud'homme, series from single scene (3) by A. E. Lynch
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
By A. E. Lynch; publicity: marquee at night
Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
By Susan Sherman; publicity: Gwen Verdon and "marionette" at Easter Bonnet Teatable Fashion Show, Waldorf
Photograph: 5x7, color, 1
Publicity: Gwen Verdon in costume
BOX 85B Photograph: 11x14, black and white, 1
By Friedman-Abeles; rehearsal shot of Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse (used in publicity), includes other dancers in background
BOX 86E Photographs: 10 x 13 1/2 to 11x14, black and white, 18
By Friedman-Abeles; series of publicity shots for New Girl: Gwen Verdon and George Wallace on the docks of NYC, includes Gwen Verdon cooking, Gwen Verdon with longshoremen in bar, Gwen Verdon dancing on the docks, etc.
The Pajama Game (London)
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 3
Elizabeth Seal, rehearsal, different shots
Pal Joey (Lindfors and Bruce)
BOX 60D Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 11
By Fred Fehl; featuring various scenes and players: Lester Wilson, Viveca Lindfors and Carol Bruce (Bob Fosse is also in each shot); excellent quality
Pal Joey (Miscellaneous)
Photographs: 4x5 (and snapshot), black and white, 2
Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse, informal shot, in Wallingford, CT, while Bob Fosse was doing Pal Joey
Photograph: 4x5, black and white, 1
By Will Rapport; on stage: Carol Bruce and Bob Fosse
Photograph: snapshot, color, 1
Bob Fosse and the Dano Sisters
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 7
Various productions: Different shots of Bob Fosse in performance, a) with Carol Bruce, b) leaping over other dancers, c) dancing alone (3), all by J. Peter Happel; Fosse making up in striped dressing gown, 1966 (by Arthur Todd) (1); 1963: Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse (1); Verdon and other Pal Joey cast member (she was visiting in Wallingford, CT (1); Fosse in performance, with attached news clipping "Bob Fosse the best of all possible Joeys"
The Perry Como Show
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 2
By Friedman-Abeles; 2 different performance shots, of Gwen Verdon, Perry Como and others around piano, with guitars
Pippin
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 9
Various scenes from the show, including performance shots of Ben Vereen, Jon Rubinstein, Leland Palmer, Jill Clayburgh, Irene Ryan and Eric Berry
BOX 86E Photograph: 11x14, black and white, 1
Full length photo of Leland Palmer
Redhead
BOX 60D Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 16
By Fred Fehl; various scenes, all featuring Gwen Verdon, but including Richard Kiley and other cast members; excellent quality
Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 7
By Fred Fehl; Gwen Verdon performing "Erbie Fitch's Twitch"
Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 9
Rehearsal: including Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon; also tour rehearsal
Photographs: snapshots, black and white, 30
Assorted scenes from production
BOX 59B Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 13
By Vandamm; stills from various dances and scenes, including full cast and shots of Gwen Verdon and Richard Kiley. Several publicity shots of Gwen Verdon alone (including red shoes costume and poster shot) and with Kiley (12 by Vandamm); 1 NY Daily News shot of Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon, Richard Kiley and Tony Awards
BOX 86E Photographs: 10 1/2 x 13 1/2, black and white, 4
From envelope marked "Orchestra Rehearsal and Pickpocket Tango;" Orchestra rehearsal: Verdon/Fosse, rear silhouette surveying orchestra (1); Bob Fosse and composer Albert Hague (1); Gwen Verdon singing, with Jerry Blackton, Dorothy Fields, Albert Hague (1); different shots of Bob Fosse, Gwen Verdon and Bill Guski rehearsing "Pickpocket Tango" (2)
Photographs: 11x14, color, 2
Linda Bartlett; production shots, each featuring Gwen Verdon, 1 seated drinking, 1 three shot
Sunday News Magazine: 11x14, color, 1
Laminated page of Sunday News Magazine, 7/19/59, featuring photos from Redhead, with text
Star 80
BOX 59E Negative: 3x4, color, 1
By Steve Vaughan; negative of Bob Fosse gesturing with hands at the sides of his head (used for publicity)
BOX 59C Photograph: 8x10, black and white, 1
By Stephen Vaughan; Bob Fosse, with viewfinder and cap, sitting on the edge of a bathtub
BOX 59E Negatives: 8x10, color, 2
Negative of Mariel Hemingway/Dorothy Stratten poster used in film
BOX 60A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 100-125
Film stills from box marked "STAR 80: stills Bob Fosse did not approve for publicity," wide assortment, including photos of Bob Fosse
Sweet Charity (Stage)
BOX 86E Photographs: 9 1/2x13 1/2 to 11x12, black and white, 4
By Al Stewart; stills from several different scenes, each featuring Gwen Verdon (very chiaroscuro), and one enlargement of still
Photographs: 9x13, black and white, 2
By Mark Kauffman (Life); photos of Gwen Verdon in dressing gown, seated, "After the show, 1966"
Photographs: 11x 14, black and white, 4
By Friedman-Abeles; 2 separate shots for production publicity, each with duplicate: a) Charity: twisted foot, hand on hip, finger in mouth; b) backwards glance, hand on hip (poster)
BOX 59C Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 3
By Friedman-Abeles; Gwen Verdon, Helen Gallagher, and Thelma Oliver (1); "If My Friends," (2); Gwen Verdon in trench coat (1)
Photographs: 7x9, 4x8, black and white, 3
7x9: Gwen Verdon and flowerpot, Gwen Verdon glancing upward; 4x8 (mounted): Gwen Verdon sniffing flower
Photographs: 8x10 and contact sheets, black and white, 10
Publicity: photos done for special benefit charity performance for the Actor's Fund, including Gwen Verdon with the following: Carol Channing, Sean Connery, Ricky and David Nelson (and wives), and unidentified (7); 2 contact sheets with some of the same shots and Gwen Verdon and Bob Hope; Paul Phillips painting Gwen Verdon's "Charlie" heart on arm (1)
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 4
By Friedman-Abeles; publicity: Gwen Verdon and unidentified newspaper critic; Gwen Verdon posing with Talmage Tours staff; duplicates (2), Palace Theatre marquee; 8x10 photo box
Photographs: 7x9, black and white, 6
The Ed Sullivan Show: different shots of Gwen Verdon performing, "If My Friends..."; 8x10 photo box
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 19; 4x5 negative
Opening Night: Press photo, Gwen Verdon and Bob Fosse opening night party, Waldorf, single series; negative of same photo
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 16
By Friedman-Abeles and Bela Cseh Opening Night: different shots of people congratulating Bob Fosse and Gen Verdon (a couple Cseh prints); 3 different shots of Gwen Verdon, Bob Fosse, and James Henaghan (Gwen Verdon's son)
Photograph 8x10, black and white, 1
Publicity: Verdon as Charity (poster series?)
BOX 85B Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 3; 10x13, black and white, 2
Ringling Bros. Circus, publicity: 11x14: Gwen Verdon waving from atop an elephant (who's wearing a Sweet Charity banner) (3 duplicates); 10x13: same series, with unidentified man in shot (1), and unidentified man next to elephant
BOX 59C Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 3
Ringling Bros.: 2 of the same shot, Gwen Verdon atop elephant; Gwen Verdon and Ringling Bros. representative; these are publicity shots
Sweet Charity (Film)
BOX 60D Photographs: snapshots, color, 75
Location research, New York; some of these include Bob Fosse
BOX 60E Negative: 3x4, black and white, 1
Fosse demonstrates dance steps to Shirley MacLaine
BOX 59C Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 15
Location research: NYC interiors and exteriors
Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 4
Rehearsal: Bob Fosse drinking coffee and dangling viewfinder (1); Bob Fosse with viewfinder (1); Bob Fosse and Shirley MacLaine (1); Bob Fosse demonstrating dance steps to MacLaine (1)
Photograph: 5x7, color, 1
Robert Surtees and Bob Fosse at camera, outdoor shot
BOX 85B Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 25
  • Many by Larry Barbier (Universal Pictures); 3 separate matte folders marked "production stills," not in sequence: Bob Fosse setting up shots, directing Shirley MacLaine, between scenes, filming dances ("Frug") with Gwen Verdon assisting, general "director" shots - Bob Fosse on stepladder, giving directions to unseen crew, at the camera, with crew on street and in lake.
  • Bob Fosse directing Shirley MacLaine, in dance hall and on the street; Shirley MacLaine alone.
  • Gwen Verdon and Sammy Davis, Jr. recording "Big Daddy;" Bob Fosse directing "Brass Band" on sets, outdoors, etc.
  • Single photo of Gwen Verdon, Shirley MacLaine and Nicole Fosse.
  • 2 duplicate shots of Gwen Verdon, Bob Fosse, Shirley MacLaine, and Paddy Chayefsky and son
Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 12
Some by Larry Barbier (Universal Pictures); matte folder marked "film stills," several shots from "Rich Kids Frug" (4); "Brass Band" with Shirley MacLaine (1); Shirley Maclaine on rooftop (2); several with Sammy Davis and Shirley MacLaine; Chita Rivera (1)
Photographs: 10 x 13 1/2, black and white, 6
"Fosse rehearsing MacLaine:" series from 5 different negatives of Bob Fosse showing Shirley MacLaine dance steps; focus is on Bob Fosse, Shirley MacLaine is partially visible (from rear) in several shots, Gwen Verdon is partially visible (from rear) in several shots
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