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"Ship Ahoy" A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture
Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Rich, Red Skelton, and Eleanor Powell posed in a publicity shot for the film "Ship Ahoy." Dorsey is playing trombone while Rich and Skelton hold drum sticks. Powell is holding one leg up and to the side., 1942, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Angela Greene in costume for "Night and Day"
Publicity photo from above of Angela Greene in costume for her role in the film "Night and Day." Greene is wearing a bikini top and ruffled skirt, laying on a sheet of fabric., No date; likely 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Promotional info on movie attached to back of photo.
Anita Gordon
Headshot of Anita Gordon facing forward and looking to the side. Gordon is wearing a white laced blouse., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Anita Gordon singing
Publicity photo of Anita Gordon singing into an NBC microphone with both hands in the air and looking up to the side. Gordon is wearing a dress with a bow at the waist., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Ann Baker featured with Billy Eckstine and his orchestra
Headshot of Ann Baker in a 3/4 turn, smiling, and wearing large earrings, a metal necklace, and a suit jacket., No date; likely between 1951 and 1955, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Armed Forces Radio Service actresses
Armed Forces Radio Service group photo featuring Jinx Falkenburg, Marilyn Maxwell, an unidentified man in a service uniform, Lucille Ball, Dorothy Lamour, and an unidentified woman with her head turned. The group is seated and leaning on a sofa, smiling for the picture., No date; likely between 1941 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Artur Rubinstein and Catherine McLeod
Catherine McLeod and Artur Rubinstein playing a piano together. McLeod is looking down at the piano and smiling. Rubinstein is looking at McLeod's hands and smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Artur Rubinstein and Catherine McLeod
Catherine McLeod and Artur Rubinstein playing a piano together. McLeod is sitting and playing with her right hand. Rubinstein is standing behind McLeod and playing with his left hand while placing his right hand on McLeod's shoulder., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Artur Rubinstein and Catherine McLeod
Artur Rubinstein playing piano in a studio with Catherine McLeod standing next to the piano. Rubinstein and McLeod are looking at each other and smiling., No date; likely between 1941 and 1945, 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.
Ava Gardner in "The Killers"
Ava Gardner, that long-limbed and lovely lass from the South who is getting her best acting opportunity to date in Mark Hellinger's production of "The Killers" at Universal Studio, is a gal with a problem. Only 21, she hasn't made up her mind whether a home and home life are more important than her career - or vice versa. Currently separated from band leader Artie Shaw, her second husband (Mickey Rooney was her first), she and Shaw found that her working hours from early morning to evening and his night-time orchestra hours were just not conducive to domestic happiness. Ava co-stars with Edmond O'Brien and screen find Burt Lancaster in "The Killers" (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.
Beatrice Kay
Headshot of Beatrice Kay in a 3/4 turn, looking forward with a neutral expression. Kay is wearing a black lace dress and large pendant necklace., 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Performance info included in attached release.
Betty Bunn
Betty Bunn, looking to the side, wearing a bathing suit, and standing against a plaster wall in the sand., April 24, 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Grable playing darts
Betty Grable outdoors and leaning forward, holding darts on a board resting against a wall. Grable is looking forward and smiling, wearing shorts and a striped blouse., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Note on back of photo for "March 1946 issue.", White markings on photo for print transfer.
Betty Grable sitting on lawn
Betty Grable sitting on a mat on the lawn and turned facing forward with an arm in the air. Grable is wearing shorts and a striped blouse., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Grable with her dog
Betty Grable standing on the lawn looking down at a dog standing on its hind legs. Grable is wearing shorts and a blouse with a print design., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Hutton
Publicity photo from low angle of Betty Hutton looking to the side. Hutton is wearing a white dress with feathers in her hair., January 1946, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo; release attached to back of photo.
Betty Hutton
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton leaning to side with hand to ear. Hutton is facing forward but looking to the side with just her eyes. Hutton is wearing a shoulder-less, lace top., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Hutton
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton leaning back and to the side while looking up and smiling. Hutton is wearing a suit jacket with large buttons., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).
Betty Hutton and Andy Russell
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton playing drums. Hutton is seated at a drum set leaning forward and smiling while playing the snare drum. Andy Russell is standing behind Hutton, looking at her and smiling., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).
Betty Hutton at piano
Betty Hutton sitting at an upright piano, turning to the side and facing forward while smiling. Hutton is wearing a suit jacket with large buttons and a skirt., No date; likely between 1945 and 1950, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections.
Betty Hutton in "Cross My Heart"
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton sitting on a satin couch with a ventriloquist dummy and unidentified musicians in the background for the film "Cross My Heart." Hutton and the doll are both wearing white ruffled dresses with a checkered wrap., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Release information about film on back of photo., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).
Betty Hutton in "The Stork Club"
B.G. DeSylva presents Betty Hutton in "The Stork Club" with Barry Fitzgerald, Don DeFore, Robert Benchley, Bill Goodwin, Iris Adrian, Mikhail Rasumny, Mary Young, and introducing Andy Russell. Directed by Hal Walker. Screen play by B.G. DeSylva and John McGowan. A Paramount Picture (from photo caption)., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).
Betty Hutton in Paramount Pictures
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton in promotion of film "Cross My Heart." Hutton is resting her head on her hands while laying down, looking forward with a neutral expression., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).
Betty Hutton in Paramount Pictures
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton wearing a dark sweater and feathers in her hair. Hutton is facing forward and looking slightly down with a neutral expression., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).
Betty Hutton in Paramount Pictures
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton sitting and turned to the side while looking forward. Hutton is wearing a white shoulder-less dress with sheer ruffles around the arms., No date; likely 1943, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).
Betty Hutton in Paramount Pictures
Publicity photo of Betty Hutton leaning down on a sofa and smiling. Hutton is leaning on her side with her head facing forward and looking to the side. Hutton is wearing a suit jacket with large buttons., No date; likely 1945, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Negative included with photo., Copyright 1945 Paramount Pictures Inc., Permission granted for Newspaper and Magazine Reproduction (Made in USA).

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