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MUSIC AUTOGRAPHS & ANTIQUARIAN
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Price: $400.00

NEAR MINT CONDITION

Autographed 8” x 10” original matte double-weight sepia photograph of the legendary conductor with his hand selected orchestra in the 1937 Universal film “100 Men and a Girl”.

Stokowski (1882-1977) made his first feature film appearance in the 1936 film, “The Big Broadcast of 1937”.  In that film he conducted two of his Bach organ transcriptions for orchestra but did not have a major role.  That all changed with “100 Men and a Girl” where he had a significant speaking role.  The film included a hand selected orchestra by Stoki and also starred the teen sensation Deana Durbin and Adolphe Menjou.  Stoki received equal billing with Durbin who was one of Hollywood’s hottest properties at the time.  The success of the film led to Stokowski’s involvement with the Disney film “Fantasia” in 1940, though the Philadelphia Orchestra was utilized for that movie.

We have sold a number of Stokowski autographed photographs over the years, this is simply the most sensational by far!

In exquisite condition save a tiny corner crease in the top left which does not detract.

 

 

LEOPOLD STOKOWSKI - CONDUCTOR
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