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Music makers
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Fortunio Bonanova was born Josep Lluis Moll on January 13, 1895. He was a Spanish baritone opera singer and a film, theater, and television actor. Bonanova also occasionally worked as a producer and director. He appeared in several popular films, including "Citizen Cane," "Double Indemnity," and "For Whom the Bell Tolls." He died on April 2, 1969.
Photograph caption dated October 15, 1958 reads "Fortunio Bonanova's downbeat is rhymically (sic) contagious for Mmes. Blanche James, center, and Emilie Dooley. Publicized occasion is Studio City BPWC's public affairs dinner on Oct. 21." The BPW is the Business and Professional Women's Club.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Bonanova, Fortunio,--1895-1969
Men--California--San Fernando Valley
Women--California--San Fernando Valley
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Drums (Musical instruments)
Maraca--California--San Fernando Valley
Cabinets (Case furniture)--California--San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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