The Connection

Jack Gelber (playwright)
Judith Malina (director)
Julian Beck (designer)
Roger Pic (photographer)
Warren Finnerty (starring)

N.p. N.p., 1959. Collection of three vintage photographs from performances of The Living Theatre's 1959 play. One photograph from the original 1959 production, with a printed caption in English on the verso. The other two photographs from a 1961 production in Paris, with the stamp of photographer Roger Pic on the versos. All three photographs with manuscript annotations in French on the verso regarding layout and identifying the subjects of the photographs.

Basis for the 1961 film of the same name, directed by Shirley Clarke. Winner of three Obie Awards, including Best New Play, Best All-Around Production, and Best Actor for Warner Finnerty. In 1960, the original French production won the Grand Prix for Best Play at the Theatre des Nacions in Paris.

US photograph: 8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus.

French photographs: 9.25 x 7 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #138256]