“TWENTIETH CENTURY” — THE PLAY

A 1934 lobby card featuring the film’s two brilliant leads, John Barrymore and Carole Lombard.
Eugenie Leontovich and Moffat Johnston on the cover of the Playbill for “Twentieth Century” (1932).
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does this photo have to say? Ferrer is happy (he won), but that Oscar is Holiday’s not Swanson’s.
In a scene from “Twentieth Century” (1950), Gloria Swanson as Lily shows off her Oscar to Oscar (Jose Ferrer).
Robert Preston and Binnie Barnes as Oscar Jaffe and Lily Garland in “Twentieth Century” (1951).
Alec Baldwin and Anne Heche as Oscar and Lily in “Twentieth Century” (2004).

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Author, playwright, director, actor, theatre critic and historian, his book, “Up in the Cheap Seats,” is available at Amazon.com.

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