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Alfred Drake
Publicity photo of Alfred Drake standing by ABC microphone, facing slightly to the side and holding a sheet of paper. Drake is wearing a checkered jacket and smiling., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Performance info included on release with photo.
Armed Forces Radio Service featuring comedians
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring Fred Allen, Jimmy Durante, and Jack Benny wearing suits and making facial expressions during a comedy routine or posed for picture., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Armed Forces Radio Service featuring entertainers
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and Edgar Bergen rehearsing for a show. All are looking at papers while Sinatra and Garland read aloud., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Armed Forces Radio Service featuring singers
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring Dinah Shore, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra seated on folding chairs waiting to perform. Crosby is holding shoes while Sinatra looks at music., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring (left to right) an unidentified man, Jimmy Durante, Jerry Colonna, an unidentified woman, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Mercer standing in a semicircle while smiling and making jokes backstage., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo of Command Performance U.S.A. stage performance. Dozens of unidentified musicians in uniform and wearing suits are on stage along with a row of actors and singers in front. A group of unidentified armed forces members wearing uniforms are seated in the audience., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with print.
Arthur Schwartz and Kenny Baker
Arthur Schwartz looking over papers and Kenny Baker standing at a studio microphone. They are performing on Armed Forces Radio Service show "Say It With Music.", 'May 3, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster in "The Killers"
The atomic glow in the western sky isn't from Bikini. It's coming from Hollywood where Ava Gardner has been making love to Burt Lancaster in Mark Hellinger's production of "The Killers." Based on the Ernest Hemmingway story, the film is full of danger and dramatics, violent romance and rugged action. It's a kiss of death Ava gives to Lancaster, since he, playing the role of Swede, is a bank robber and mobster who comes to a bullet-ridden end because of her. Lancaster makes his first film appearance in "The Killers." He is an ex-circus acrobat, ex-G.I. and ex-Broadway actor who is co-starred with Ava and Edmond O'Brien in the Hellinger production (from photo caption)., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed in USA - Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures, Inc. - Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster in "The Killers"
Ava Gardner and Burt Lancaster celebrated completion of their starring roles in Mark Hellinger's production of Hemingway's "The Killers" with a day at Santa Monica Beach. Sultry Ava, born in North Carolina and raised bare-foot, challenged ex-circus acrobat Lancaster to a hand-lock race which ended in a dead heat. "The Killers" is Burt's first motion picture and his portrayal of tragic Swede is expected to boost him to overnight stardom (from photo caption)., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed in USA - Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures, Inc. - Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Axel Stordahl and Frank Sinatra
Axel Stordahl and Frank Sinatra sitting on stools in a CBS radio station. Stordahl is looking down at papers he is holding. Sinatra is looking at Stordahl and grinning., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photograph.
Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore
Bing Crosby and Dinah Shore speaking to an unidentified man in military uniform. Crosby and Shore are both holding papers in their hands and smiling while looking at the man., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Graham
Angled headshot of Bob Graham looking forward and smiling. Graham is wearing a light colored jacket and plaid shirt., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Graham with microphone
Publicity photo of Bob Graham looking forward and smiling, standing by a CBS microphone. Graham is wearing a pinstripe suit and patterned tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Hope
Bob Hope holding onto a railing and looking up. Hope is wearing a double breasted suit jacket., No date; likely between 1961 and 1965, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bob Hope onstage
Bob Hope onstage, possibly during a rehearsal for a radio broadcast. Hope is raising both arms in the air to indicate distance. Hope is wearing a dark suit and striped tie., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Bobby Sherwood, Andy Russell, and Della Norell
Bobby Sherwood, Andy Russell, and Della Norell sitting at a dining table. Russell is in the center looking forward and smiling. Sherwood and Norell are looking at Russell and smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Burt Lancaster in "The Killers"
The Big Fight, one of the news photographers' favorite subjects, as seen in Mark Hellinger's production of "The Killers," is incidental to the principle events of that Hemingway story - yet Producer Hellinger filmed his brief ringside scenes with shattering realism. Introducing Burt Lancaster, ex-G.I., circus acrobat, and Broadway discovery, to movie audiences in the role of "Swede," pugilist who turns gangster and racketeer, Hellinger accomplishes both a scoop in personality discovery and a memorable fight sequence. Here Lancaster takes a body blow from the assailant who convinces "Swede" it's time to hang up his gloves. Lancaster co-stars with Edmond O'Brien and Ava Gardner in the film., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Printed in U.S.A. Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures Co. Inc. Permission granted for newspaper and magazine reproduction.
Catherine McLeod and Philip Dorn in "I've Always Loved You"
Catherine McLeod playing piano and looking behind to Philip Dorn sitting at a second piano in the film "I've Always Loved You.", 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Catherine McLeod and Philip Dorn in "I've Always Loved You"
Catherine McLeod playing piano and Philip Dorn conducting orchestra while looking at McLeod during a performance in the film "I've Always Loved You.", 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., White markings on photo for print transfer.
Connie Haines, Al Jarvis, Walter Rubsamen, and Eddie Dein on broadcast of "Can You Tie That"
Connie Haines, Al Jarvis, Walter Rubsamen, and Eddie Dein sitting at tables with microphones in a tile studio for a broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program in Los Angeles, California. An unidentified man stands in the corner. In the foreground is an audience watching the broadcast., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Count Basie, Jimmy Cagney, Ginger Rogers, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, and Don Wilson
Backstage at a broadcast to American soldiers over the Armed Forces Radio Service network in 1945 are Count Basie, Jimmy Cagney, Ginger Rogers, Lionel Hampton, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, and Don Wilson. Cagney and Miss Rogers were popular cinema stars of the 1940-50 period (from photo caption)., 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Curly Howard and Louis Jordan in "Swing Parade of 1946"
Curly Howard sitting and playing saxophone while looking dubiously at Louis Jordan who is smiling and approaching Howard with two fingers pointed out for a "Three Stooges" poke. Photo caption reads: Reverse English, Jordan displays Three Stooges talent on Curly of the Stooges as Curly plays sax. "Swing Parade of 1946.", 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dan Duryea and June Vincent
Dan Duryea and June Vincent posing for a publicity shot for the film "Black Angel." Vincent is kneeling in front of Duryea, embracing him., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Press release included with photo., Printed in U.S.A.; Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures Co., Inc. - Permission granted for newspaper and reproduction.
Dan Duryea with his sons Peter and Richard
Dan Duryea is sitting on the right with his sons, Peter and Richard, on his lap. Hugh McCormick is sitting on the left holding a ventriloquist dummy. An unidentified man in clown makeup is leaning forward in the background. McCormick and the clown are performing at a birthday party for Duryea's children., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Press release included with photo., Printed in U.S.A.; Copyright 1946, Universal Pictures Co., Inc. - Permission granted for newspaper and reproduction.
Danny Kaye leading band of Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Charlie Barnet, Louis Armstrong, and Lionel Hampton
Danny Kaye performing with a band featuring Benny Goodman playing clarinet, Tommy Dorsey playing trombone, Charlie Barnet playing saxophone, Louis Armstrong playing trumpet and Lionel Hampton playing vibraphone in a still shot from the film "A Song Is Born" Kaye is holding one arm up and smiling., 1948, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Promotional info on movie attached to back of photo.
Dave Dexter and Dick Van Dyke
Dave Dexter and Dick Van Dyke talking in front of a door. Dexter is holding his hands together and wearing a striped suit. Van Dyke is wearing a plaid suit and black tie., 1966, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter and Gregory Peck
Dave Dexter and Gregory Peck sitting at a table in the KLAC studio covered with microphones and water pitchers. Peck is sitting on the right, wearing a suit jacket., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Dave Dexter, Al Jarvis, Ira Cook, Gene Norman, and Peter Patter
Dave Dexter, Al Jarvis, Ira Cook, Gene Norman, and Peter Patter in studio prior to broadcast of "Can You Tie That" KLAC radio program. Dexter, Jarvis, Norman, and Patter are grabbing at Cook's jacket. All are standing behind a microphone and smiling., September 29, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.

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