BAND WAGON, THE (1932) Fred Astaire on Broadway
Vintage original double weight borderless 9 x 7” (23 x 18 cm.) photo, USA. Date-stamped and with stamp of photographer Vandamm Studio on back. One small chip in extreme right bottom edge, and mend on back with archival paper, NEAR FINE.
Portrait of a very young, and mustachioed, Fred Astaire, as he appeared in the musical review, which had music by Arthur Schwartz, lyrics by Howard Dietz, and a book by Dietz and George S. Kaufman. Astaire was to make his movie debut in 1933 in DANCING LADY, followed soon after by FLYING DOWN TO RIO.
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