Peters, Bernadette. (b. 1948)
"There are snails on her plate!" - Signed Photograph in "The Jerk"
Signed Universal Studios promotional photograph of the Broadway star in costume for her role as Marie Kimble Johnson in the 1979 film The Jerk. A typewritten press blurb to verso reads, in part, "There are snails on her plate! Marie (BERNADETTE PETERS) refuses to look at them, in Universal's rags to riches to rags story The Jerk." Minor edgewear, else fine. 8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm.).
From the collection of Paul McMahon, a critic, photographer and artist who worked for more than 13 years touring with Marlene Dietrich as the icon’s stage manager, announcer, dresser, secretary and escort, and later spent 25 years as an arts and entertainment reviewer and photographer with Gay Community News, Esplanade, Tommy’s Connection, The Mirror, Bay Windows and other publications.