CABIN IN THE SKY (1942) Duke Ellington keybook set photo$500.00
[Los Angeles, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1942] Vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white keybook single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo. Just about fine.
A keybook set photo from the MGM prop department as stamped on the verso. This contact photo off negative is dated October 9, 1942 and hand numbered “1267-15”. Three hole-punched, having come from the department’s files. Image of sound stage set with extras outside of Jim Henry’s Paradise, the nightclub featuring Duke Ellington and his band. Lena Horne, Ethel Waters, Eddie Anderson, John Bubbles, Louis Armstrong and others perform in Vincente Minnelli’s classic MGM musical.