Portrait photograph of Ben Gazzara as "Brick" in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF. Ben Gazzara, Carl Van Vechten.

Portrait photograph of Ben Gazzara as "Brick" in CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.

New York: May 13, 1955.

Variant of the print published in PORTRAITS: the Photographs of Carl Van Vechten (1978), edited by Saul Mauriber. Half-length portrait from the rear, Gazzara looking back over his shoulder. 1 vols. 32.5 x 23.5 cm. (approx 12-3/4 x 9-3/8 inches). Fine. Verso docketed in ink giving the name of the sitter, date of the photograph, and Van Vechten's reference to negative and print ("II-NN-ii") Item #219072

In his career-launching role as 'Brick' in the original production of Tennessee Williams' CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, directed by Elia Kazan, which opened on March 28, 1955.

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