[The Wizard of Oz] Lahr, Bert. (1895–1967)
Signed Candid Photograph
Signed candid photograph of the American actor best remembered for his performance as the Cowardly Lion in MGM's classic 1939 film adaptation of The Wizard of Oz. Lahr has inscribed "To Paul / Bert Lahr" in black felt tip. Deckled edges, light smudging to signature, else in fine condition. 3.5 x 5.25 inches (8.9 x 13.3 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.
Performing Arts & Media