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    Massive archive of (1,000+) photographs, negatives, and transparencies by Frank Diernhammer. (ca. 1970s-1980s) Collection of (1,000+) vintage original gelatin sliver 8 x 10 in. fiber-based and RC photographs, 35mm black and white negatives, and color 35mm transparencies by actor-turned-celebrity photographer Frank Diernhammer, with the majority being of strips of 35mm black and white negatives and gelatin silver 8 x 10 in. contact sheets. Consisting primarily of coverage from celebrity events as well as portraits at home and on location, most for magazine profiles and/or interviews. Subjects include: Steve McQueen, Peter Sellers, Jack Lemmon, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bob Hope, Groucho Marx, Omar Sharif, Greer Garson, Cesar Romero, Robert Stack, Peter Bogdanovich, Sonja Henie, Omar Sharif, Liz Scott, Gregory Peck, Senta Berger, Yvette Mimieux, Liberace, Eva Marie Saint, Raquel Welch, Jason Robards, Faye Dunaway, Henry Fonda, Debbie Reynolds, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Lily Tomlin, Natalie Wood, Ronald Reagan, James Baldwin, Jack Lemmon, Martin Landau, Kurt Russell, Robert Altman, Jackie Chan, Joel Grey, Shirley MacLaine, Jeanne Moreau, Fred Astaire, Katharine Hepburn, Jeff Conway, Olivia Newton-John, Sean Connery, Twiggy, Kirk Douglas, Barbra Streisand, Rita Hayworth, Marlon Brando, Elton John in concert, Eartha Kitt, Clint Eastwood, Robert Mitchum, Louis Malle, Truman Capote, Allen Ginsberg, David Hockney, Christopher Isherwood, Joan Crawford, Jane Russell, and many, many, more. Taken as a whole, the archive provides a panoramic view of celebrity culture in the 1970s and 80s. Exhibiting some toning, emulsion spotting, tears, and handling. Most in very good condition.

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    December, 2018
    11th Tuesday
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