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Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon collection, 1920-1991

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Photographs: snapshots, black and white, 30 (continued)
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
Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 4
By Larry Barbier (Universal Pictures); matte folder marked "Fosse, Verdon, Simon:" 3 separate photos (1 dupe) of Neil Simon and daughters, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon (visiting set?)
BOX 60D Photographs: snapshots, color, 5
File, Personal: Trip to Italy Bob Fosse with Neil Simon's family, taken when Bob Fosse visited Simon in Italy to persuade him to work on Sweet Charity; photos of Bob Fosse at airport and with Joan Simon and daughter at tourist spots
Sweet Charity (Revivals)
BOX 59C Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 5
3 different shots of Debbie Allen posing with cast members; 1 shot of Bob Fosse, Cy Coleman, Allen, Gwen Verdon and unidentified; 1 shot of Gwen Verdon and Debbie Allen rehearsing, 1984
Photograph: 5x7, color, 1; 9x7, black and white, 2
5x7 of Gwen Verdon and female cast; 9x7 shots of Juliet Prowse performing with 2 others in Las Vegas
BOX 86E Photographs: 11x14, black and white, 2
By Robert Kalfus (NY Post); Revival, Debbie Allen: Cast, Cy Coleman, Debbie Allen, Bob Fosse at piano, 1986; Debbie Allen, Bob Fosse, and Gwen Verdon, 1986
Sweet Charity (Foreign Stage)
BOX 59C Photographs: 7x9 1/2, black and white, 10
By Jean Daniel Cadinot; French production, various scenes; one autographed photo
Watusi, 1953
BOX 59D Photographs: contact sheets, black and white, 2
Contact sheet for 4x5 negatives (4 shots each), and duplicate, of Gwen Verdon performing in costume
Bob Fosse
Personal/Childhood and Family
BOX 60A Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 2
Bob Fosse's parents, wedding day (sepia toned); Cyril Fosse and his mother
BOX 60A - E Photographs and Negative: 8x10, black and white, 8
Bob Fosse and: nieces and nephews (?) (2); family group around a "first birthday" cake (1); Fosse family (with boys in military uniform), duplicate and negative (2); Cyril, older, with family group (and duplicate) (2); Wedding Day, including young Bob (1)
BOX 60A Photographs: snapshots, black and white and color, 4
Bob Fosse and other small children in bathing suits; Cyril Fosse, Bob Fosse and Pat Fosse playing horsey; Bob Fosse in young man's "He-Man" pose in trunks on beach; Fosse (in his 20's?), with family (color snapshot)
BOX 60E Negatives: 4x5, black and white, 2
Bob Fosse as young child (1); Bobby on horse (1)
BOX 60A - E Photographs and Negatives: 8x10, black and white
(1) 8x10 Bob Fosse photo, grade school, with 4x5 negative; (1) 8x10 formal (high school graduation?) photo, black and white tinted
BOX 60D Photograph: 1 x 1/2, black and white, 1
Cut-out high school photo of Bob Fosse
Photograph: 5x7, sepia toned, 1
Seems to be Bob Fosse's high school yearbook photos
Photographs: 3x4 1/2, black and white, 1
Snapshot of Bob Fosse in Amundsen High letter sweater, with Lucille Fosse (sister in law); dated 12/6/42
BOX 60E Negative: 4x5, black and white, 1
Bob Fosse family group, with young adult Bob kneeling in front row
BOX 60D Photographs: 3 1/2x3 1/2, black and white, 1
Possibly a Fosse family school graduation (dated 6/59, which means it's not Bob Fosse's)
Photographs: 3 1/2x2 1/2, color, 1
Fosse (20's?) sitting on a couch with his mother and father
Photographs: snapshots, color, 5
Photos of Cyril Fosse and his second wife, newly wed; snapshot print date is 7/61 (Bob Fosse's father)
Early Dance and Performance
Photographs: 5 1/2x7, black and white, 11
Bob Fosse in a series of poses with a dark haired girl; these were taken during a 1 Act play at the Chicago Academy of Theatre Arts (Bob Fosse alone, duplicates, 4; series of 4 different poses with girl and duplicates, 7
Photographs: 4x3, black and white, 1
Young Bob Fosse at barre of dance studio with 7 girl dancers
BOX 60A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 5
The Riff Brothers (?) with female dancers (2 separate shots), note on back: "age 15, studied ballet;" original photo and duplicate, young Bobby with top hat; Bob performing, microphone in foreground, autographed by Morris B. Sachs
BOX 60A - E Photographs and Negatives: 5x7, snapshots, black and white
Young Fosse and girl dancers (from rear) (1 snapshot and negative); 5x7, sepia toned, young Bob Fosse performing before group with "Welcome Home" sign behind them (photo and neg); 5x7, Bob Fosse performing, high school age, nightclub (1)
The Riff Brothers
BOX 60A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 11
5 different shots of the Riff Brothers, all posed publicity shots, some full length, others closer (duplicates)
Photographs: 5x7, black and white, 1
The Riff Brothers with a WGN radio microphone
First Choreography Job
BOX 60A - E Photographs and Negatives: 8x10, 5x7, black and white, 28
Young Bob Fosse instructing girls holding fans: the original is a 5x7 print, there's an 8x10 negative, and 25 poor quality duplicates; 8x10 original photo of Bob Fosse, with bandaged hand, standing in dance studio next to a girl holding fan
Navy
BOX 60A Photographs: 8x10, black and white, 3
Bob Fosse and others performing
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