Original photograph of Orson Welles and Richard Wright, 1941

Orson Welles, Richard Wright (subjects)

N.p. N.p., 1941. Vintage borderless photograph of director Orson Welles talking with writer Richard Wright in 1941. Printed mimeo snipe, provenance label, and copyright stamp on the verso.

In 1941, while waiting for the release of "Citizen Kane," Welles produced and directed a stage adaptation of Wright's best selling 1940 novel, "Native Son." The play starred Canada Lee, and ran from March 24 to June 28, for 114 performances, at the St. James Theatre.

9.5 x 7.75 inches. Very Good plus, lightly edgeworn.

[Book #159790]