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Portrait honors Encino mayor
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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Gisele MacKenzie was born on January 10, 1927 in Winnipeg, Canada. She was an accomplished singer, actress and violinist and appeared on many variety shows in the 1950s and 60s, most notably The Jack Benny Show and Your Hit Parade. She hosted her own show from 1957-1958, performed on stage in several musicals, and later acted in television shows. MacKenzie was married twice and had two children. She died on September 5, 2003.
Photograph caption dated June 1, 1962 reads "Encino Chamber President Dr. Arnold Greene, left, presents Giselle (sic) Mackenzie, Encino's honorary mayor, with a painting of herself. It will hang on the wall of the chamber's office."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
MacKenzie, Gisele
MacKenzie, Gisele--Portraits
Encino Chamber of Commerce (Los Angeles, Calif.)--Presidents
Women--California--Los Angeles
Entertainers--United States
Singers--United States
Violinists--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Municipal officials and employees, Honorary--California--Encino (Los Angeles)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Portrait paintings
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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