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James Cagney's "Launching Luncheon"
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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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Photograph caption dated March 1, 1957 reads, "Cigars From Big Boss - Y. Frank Freeman, in charge of Paramount Studios, gives James Cagney a good luck cigar to wish him well as a brand new movie director. The Northridge star-rancher makes his directorial debut with "Short Cut to Hell," with screen newcomers Robert Ivers (left) and Georgann Johnson. Producer A. C. Lyles stands next to Freeman. Forty members of the press attended the "launching luncheon" at the studio commissary."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Lyles, A. C.,--1918-
Cagney, James,--1899-1986
Paramount Pictures
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Luncheons--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture producers and directors--United States
Granada Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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