JAMES WHITMORE - SHOW BILL SIGNED CIRCA 1970 - HFSID 182134
JAMES WHITMORE 1970 Tulsa Municipal Theatre show bill for Will Rogers' U. S. A., signed by star James Whitmore. This play was adapted for TV in 1972 and made a Broadway run in 1974. Show bill signed "James Whitmore". 4 pages, 6x9.
Sale Price $162.00
1970 Tulsa Municipal Theatre show bill for Will Rogers' U. S. A., signed by star James Whitmore. This play was adapted for TV in 1972 and made a Broadway run in 1974.
Show bill signed "James Whitmore". 4 pages, 6x9. Complete show bill for the Tulsa Municipal Theatre's October 20, 1970 production of the play Will Rogers' U.S.A. This play was adapted for TV in 1972 and made into a short-lived Broadway play in 1974. In 1949, Whitmore (1921-2009, born in White Plains, New York) appeared in Battleground. His performance as a battle-scarred sergeant earned him his first Oscar nomination. He specialized in giving tour de force solo performances on stage, screen, and television, notably with his Oscar-nominated solo turn as President Truman in Give 'Em Hell Harry! Though primarily a supporting player, Whitmore occasionally played leads, notably in films like Them! (1954) and Black Like Me (1964). In addition to his film and stage work, Whitmore also performed on television as a guest star and as the star of the series The Law and Mr. Jones (1960-1962). Between 1972 and 1974, Whitmore co-starred on the series Temperatures Rising. During the '80s, Whitmore often appeared in television miniseries. His career slowed dramatically in the '90s, though in 1994, he offered a memorable performance as an old lifer who finds himself unable to cope outside of prison in The Shawshank Redemption. Slightly soiled near lower edge. Lightly creased. Vertical fold in middle. Otherwise, fine condition.
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