Lot 35 of 202:
Lenny Bruce & Max Weiss at "hungry i"  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Photograph of Lenny Bruce at the "hungry i" night club in San Francisco, with Max Weiss (co-owner of Fantasy Records) who poses as Toulouse Lautrec
Author:
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
Date:
1957
Description:

Black & white glossy photograph. 10x8".  Accompanied by original menu for the hungry i, and by a typed letter from Weiss to Bruce, signed, from 1958.

The photograph with holographic caption on the back by Alva Bessie - a Hollywood 10 screen writer who later served as a backstage announcer at the club, "Max Weiss & Lenny Bruce, Hungry i, SF, 1957." 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Photograph with top left corner torn off not affecting image; letter darkened from offset; overall very good.
 
Item number:
304330
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