LUCILLE BALL & ALL-STAR GANG AT GAY 90s BIRTHDAY (1944) MGM Photo$375.00
[Los Angeles, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1944]. Vintage original 7 x 9″ (17 x 22 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo. Newspaper stamp on verso as well as detached original paper blurb. Near fine.
From a series depicting Lucille Ball’s Gay 1890s-themed birthday party. In the photo are MGM co-workers including director Eddie Buzzell, actress Jean Porter, hairdresser Sidney Guilaroff, Ish Kabibble, Buster Keaton and Lucille Ball being spanked by Lionel Barrymore. Ball was known to have wonderful costume-themed parties at her Chatsworth, CA, ranch during her marriage to Desi Arnaz.