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    Helen Chandler Broadway Portrait. Here's a wistful pose of Helen Chandler, New York stage actress of the 1920s and 1930s, best-remembered as the leading lady of Hollywood's Dracula. The 1925 8x12 portrait was for First Flight, a play by Maxwell Anderson and Laurence Stallings, who had enjoyed great success with their 1924 play What Price Glory. First Flight was not so successful, lasting only 12 performances. The portrait has a small piece missing from the upper right margin; the back has Chandler's name and the play's penciled on it, as well as the White Studio stamp. Helen Chandler always dreamed (in vain) of playing Alice in Wonderland, and you can see how charmingly she would have suited the role in this portrait from her glory nights of theatre fame.

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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