Joan Crawford for Susan and God, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Laszlo Willinger, Hungarian, 1909 - 1989



Black and white vintage print

Image: 9 5/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23.6 × 18.6 cm)

Sheet: 9 15/16 × 8 in. (25.3 × 20.3 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 left, in graphite, "24/10" and in red ink, "82 R" and typed in black ink "1940 PH: Willinger COST: Adrian" / Upper right corner, stamped in purple ink, "PLEASE CREDIT M-G-M PHOTO BY WILLINGER" and in black crayon, encircled, "x" / Center, in graphite and black crayon, various vertical and horizontal line indications with arrows and crossed out measurements, including "3" and "6 1/2 in." / Center, gold sticker, typed in black, "PLEASE RETURN TO: KOBAL COLLECTION 28-32 SHELTON STREET LONDON WC2H 9HP Telephone 01-240-9565" / Center, typed in black ink, "HOLLYWOOD'S BUSIEST STAR...Is the title rapidly being won by Joan Crawford, seen here in her title role in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's 'Susan and God', in which she stars with Frederic March. She had just finished 'Strange Cargo' with Clark Gable, which picture had rapidly followed 'The Women'. 'Susan and God' also featured Rita Quigley, Ruth Hussey, Rose Hobart, Bruce Cabot, Nigel Bruce, Rita Hayworth and John Carroll. George Cukor is directing, Hunt Stromberg producing." / Lower center, in graphite, "93.5%" / Lower right corner, in blue pencil, "93%" and in red ink, "P. 63"


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

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