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Benefit performers
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Original photograph has several creases and a stain on the left side of the picture.
Nils T. Granlund was born in Sweden on September 29, 1890. He was an American show producer, entertainment industry entrepreneur and radio industry pioneer. He was a publicist for Marcus Loew who formed Loews Theatres and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). Although his name was actually Nils Theodore Granlund, he later used Thor as a middle name, and after appearing on early radio was commonly referenced only by his initials, N.T.G., on the air and in print. He died on April 21, 1957.
Photograph caption dated July 27, 1950 reads "Models Beverly Baine, Leila Nelson and Marguerite Campbell get Burbank benefit show particulars from Niles T. Granlund, NTG of show fame, while listening in is Evelyn Lovequist, recently chosen 'Miss U.S.A.'"
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Granlund, N. T
Lovequist, Evelyn Ellen,--1931-1996
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Women--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Beauty contestants--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Models (Persons)--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Bathing suits--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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