Portrait Photograph of Harry Belafonte, face uplifted in song, in "Almanac" Harry Belafonte, Carl Van Vechten.

Portrait Photograph of Harry Belafonte, face uplifted in song, in "Almanac"

New York: Feb. 18, 1954.

Reproduced (this very print) in PORTRAITS: The Photography of Carl van Vechten (1978). Seated in costume, frontal view. 1 vols. 33 x 24 cm. (13 x 9-3/8 inches). Atelier stamp on rear, and docketed in pencil with the name of the subject ("Harry Belafonte"), the date, and the number of the negative and print ("viii LL"). And with indication to printer for resizing. Item #222020

Belafonte's film and singing career was taking off -- in 1954 he landed a role in the film Carmen Jones, and in the year Van Vechten photographed him in this series, Belafonte was starring in the Broadway musical "John Murray Anderson's Almanac", for which he won a Tony award.

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