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This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939. Two separate publicity pictures taken at a theater owner s conference. In the picture on the left: (and in the left in the picture) theater owner Charles Skouras and actress Jane Wyman, plus 2 other unidentified men. In the picture on the right: Skouras and Wyman again with 1 other man. In both pictures they are holding a banner reading "Fall Film Festival Better Than Ever Movies Here's Proof!
2 photographs :b&w Photographic prints
00015811 Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection Theaters-Owners-Theater Owners of America.; S-005-707.18 4x5; S-005-707.19 4x5 CARL0000004381 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122687
Skouras, Charles P.,--1889-1954 Wyman, Jane,--1917-2007 Theatre Owners of America Motion picture theater managers--California--Los Angeles Motion picture industry--California--Los Angeles