Mary Martin Collection: extensive archive. Here recreating famous roles. { 6 images } Created 19 Jun 2017

Original Sound of Music musical images, 1959, "O, Coward" tribute to Noel Coward musical.
Photo shoot of Martin in her NYC apartment recreating South Pacific, singing at her piano in ball gowns. Includes many original prints. Photo of photographer George Karger photographing her.

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1954 Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein: General Foods 25th Anniversary Show.
22 originall contact sheets
10 35mm sleeves (not all full)
2 120mm sleeves. Great images of Martin with Yul Brynner

The special was hosted by Groucho Marx, Mary Martin, Jack Benny, Ed Sullivan, and Edgar Bergen with his puppet Charlie McCarthy.Tribute to the then-ten-year partnership between composer Richard Rodgers and librettist-lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, presented by General Foods, celebrating its 25th anniversary. Featuring many original cast members, the special featured musical sequences from all of the R&H shows up to that time: Oklahoma! (1943), Carousel (1945), State Fair (1945), Allegro (1947), South Pacific (1949), The King and I (1951) Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, Yul Brynner, Noel Coward (in audience. Image re-sold for back jacket of a biography), Rosemary Clooney, Mary Martin, Tony Martin, Mainbocher (couturier in audience), Ezio Pinza, Groucho Marx, Ed Sullivan, John Raitt.
Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen, Yul Brynner, Noel Coward (in audience. Image re-sold for back jacket of a biography), Rosemary Clooney, Mary Martin, Tony Martin, Mainbocher (couturier in audience), Ezio Pinza, Groucho Marx, Ed Sullivan, John Raitt.
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