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Hometown boy makes good in hometown
Alternative Title
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
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated August 10, 1964 reads, "The success of Brian Avery, who has the young leading man role in 'Damn Yankees,' is a case of a hometown boy making good in his hometown. Born, raised and schooled in the Valley, Avery received critical and public acclaim for his role as super-baseball player Joe Hardy in the musical which opened last week at the Valley Music Theater, just a few miles from his home." Photograph caption reads, "New talent - Valley actor Brian Avery is shown in dancing scene with star Juliet Prowse in Valley Music Theater musical 'Damn Yankees.' At right, Avery poses for publicity pictures in uniform he wears as baseball player in musical."; See image #00132728 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Prowse, Juliet,--1936-1996
Avery, Brian
Adler, Richard,--1921-2012.--Damn Yankees
Valley Music Theater (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Theater--California--Los Angeles
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery--California--Los Angeles
Dance--Stage-setting and scenery--California--Los Angeles
Actors--United States
Men--California--Los Angeles
Actresses--United States
Dancers--United States
North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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