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Title
Actor to emcee telethon
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Contributor
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
1956
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
George Winslow was born George Karl Wentzlaff in Los Angeles, California on May 3, 1946. He was a child actor with a deep, raspy voice and deadpan delivery who made a big move on Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. He also appeared on television and retired from acting in 1958, at the age of 12. Winslow served in the Navy and retired from the postal service a few years before his death. He died on June 13, 2015.
Photograph caption dated December 11, 1956 reads "Young George Winslow, Encino actor, is occupied with his train, but on Dec. 15 he will be in New Orleans as master of ceremonies for annual Variety Clubs of America Cerebral Telethon. His mother, Mrs. Carl Winzlaff, will accompany him to old French city from Valley Dec. 14."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00146478
Valley Times Collection
HCNVT_d056_f12_i27
CARL0005874287
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/73728
Subject
Winslow, George,--1946-2015
Boys--California--Los Angeles
Child actors--California--Los Angeles
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Television actors and actresses--United States
Toys--California--Los Angeles
Encino (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period
1951-1960

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