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    Tonight Show Candid Pictures and Negatives by Irv Steinberg. In the mid-1960s, the Tonight Show was based New York City and celebrity photographer Irv Steinberg frequently visited the NBC Studios to get shots of Johnny Carson and his guests backstage and in casual moments. This lot features 15 proof sheets with over 100 pictures of such Tonight guests as Richard Chamberlain, Deborah Kerr, Jayne Mansfield, Omar Sharif, Honor Blackman, Agnes Moorehead, Joan Baez, Pat Boone, Phyllis Diller, Dom DeLuise, Hayley Mills, Debbie Reynolds, F. Lee Bailey, Leslie Uggams, Barbara Feldon, John Forsythe, Ed Begley, June Allyson, and more. The lot also contains an additional proof sheet covering Doc Severinsen's opening at the Persian Room, introduced by Carson, who's pictured sitting ringside with Lana Turner. Several strips of negatives included as well. Great memories of the Tonight's Show's golden age, in Very Good to Excellent condition.

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    November, 2009
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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