Original photograph of Edmund Purdom, 1959

Edmund Purdom (subject)

Miami, FL: United Press International, 1959. Vintage press photograph of actor Edmund Purdom with Norma Clark and two other unidentified friends in 1959. Mimeo snipe on the recto dated September 25, 1959, detailing tabloid drama between Purdom, Clark, and his ex-wife Alicia Darr, identified here under her given name, Barbara Kopczynska.

Purdom was an Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer player at the onset of his stage career. After leaving MGM, he settled in Italy where he starred in a number of films such as "The Cossacks" (1960) and "Herod the Great" (1959). He is best known for his work in the musical film "The Student Prince" (1954), where he lip-synched over the voice of the original star of the film, Mario Lanza.

10 x 8 inches, Very Good with some creasing.


[Book #160204]