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Image is a reproduction. Seven beautiful women and one man sit around a small table at a Los Angeles nightclub. The man standing with the pipe in his mouth is actor Rex Ingram; Count Basie (plaid jacket) is in the upper right.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00025239 ShadesÂ of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community S-001-352 120 CARL0005070592 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/81191
Basie, Count,--1904-1984 Ingram, Rex,--1895-1969 Musicians--United States Composers--United States Pianists--United States Motion picture actors and actresses--United States Nightclubs--California--Los Angeles Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Shades of L.A. African American photographs Group portraits Portrait photographs