Alla Nazimova for Escape, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Laszlo Willinger, Hungarian, 1909 - 1989



Black and white vintage print

Image: 9 3/16 × 7 1/4 in. (23.3 × 18.4 cm)

Sheet: 10 1/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.5 × 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 right, stamped in blue ink, "PLEASE CREDIT M-G-M PHOTO BY WILLINGER 8504" / Lower, typed in black ink, "NAZIMOVA... One of the world's great actresses, who returns to the talking screen after an absence of fifteen years to portray the dramatic role of Emmy Ritter in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayor's picturization of the suspenseful Ethel Vence Best-seller, starring Norma Shearer and Robert Taylor. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy, the picture was brought to the screen by Lawrence Weingarten."


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

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