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    Natacha Rambova's "Arts Monthly Pictorial Magazine" and Programs for Paul Whiteman's Orchestra and the Play "The Miracle." From Rambova's own archive come these artifacts from the 1920s. First, Edwin Bower Hesser's Arts Monthly Pictorial from October 1926, with 48 pages of the famed photographer's semi-nude photographs of showgirls from the Ziegfeld Follies, Earl Carroll's Vanities and Hollywood (including a full page shot of scantily clad cult favorite Louise Brooks). Second, a deluxe program for Paul Whiteman's 1924-1925 transcontinental concert tour, with color cover and 21 pages devoted to Whiteman and his orchestra. Third, a 7" x 10" 48-page program for the Los Angeles production of the famous religious stage extravaganza The Miracle, with several pages of religious iconic art, great ads (including one for the Garden of Allah Hotel), the ticket order form with the Shrine Auditorium seating chart and a newspaper clipping about the unpaid actors in The Miracle attacking the box office for their salary! Fourth and finally, a stunning, 9" x 12" 40-page souvenir program for The Miracle, with color cover of religious stained-glass window, beautiful color reproductions of famed designer Norman Bel-Geddes' work, history of play, stories on Max Reinhardt and the play's creative staff, full-page "sectional view" of the mechanism that operated "the Miracle" itself, and much more. Wonderful examples of 1920s art and programs, and a peek into Rambova's personal tastes -- all in Excellent condition.

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    April, 2007
    14th-15th Saturday-Sunday
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