Joan Crawford, for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Laszlo Willinger, Hungarian, 1909 - 1989



Black and white vintage print

Image: 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.2 × 20.5 cm)

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.2 × 20.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: The John Kobal Foundation Collection; Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

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Research Area


Not on view


Verso: Upper center, stamped in purple ink, "Please Credit M-G-M PHOTO by Willinger 89" / Upper left, stamped in blue ink with additional notation in blue pen, "THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS ISSUED TO: [L?????] FOR PUBLICATION IN [blank dotted line] THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS ACCEPTED BY THE ABOVE FOR PUBLICITY PURPOSES ONLY, NOT TO BE USED FOR ANY COMMERCIAL PURPOSE. PLAYER, PICTURE, AND STUDIO CREDIT ARE REQUESTED. METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER CORPORATION" / Center right, stamped in black, "PLEASE RETURN MATERIALS TO: KOBAL COLLECTION 38 DRAYTON COURT LONDON SW10" / Center, typed in black ink, "FOR DINNER. a shirtwaist dress with white, sheer blouse, fastened with ruby cufflinks. The black silk crepe skirt is pleated, the belt is of the same material. Worn by Joan Crawford, appearing in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayers's 'The Shining Hour.'"


John Kobal Foundation Limited, London, England; sold to present collection, 2019.

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