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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
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