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This is an ORIGINAL 8" x 10" color Transparencie negative transparency, from WARNER BROS. STUDIOS. It's in great shape for it's age, It's amazing to find a photo transparency like this over 40 years old in such nice condition. This is the original negative Artwork used for the 1975 Comedy film, The Prisoner of Second Avenue A suddenly unemployed ex-executive suffers a nervous breakdown. The story of Mel and Edna (Jack Lemmon and Anne Bancroft), a middle-class, middle-aged, middle-happy couple living in a Manhattan high rise apartment building. Mel loses his job, the apartment is robbed, Edna gets a job, Mel loses his mind, Edna loses her job . . . to say nothing of the more minor tribulations of nosy neighbors, helpful relatives and exact bus fares. The couple suffers indignity after indignity (some self-inflicted) and when they seem on the verge of surrender, they thumb their noses defiantly and dig the trenches for battle. Director: Melvin Frank Writers: Neil Simon (play), Neil Simon (screenplay) Stars: Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, Gene Saks Cast Jack Lemmon ... Mel Edison Anne Bancroft ... Edna Edison Gene Saks ... Harry Edison Elizabeth Wilson ... Pauline Florence Stanley ... Pearl Maxine Stuart ... Belle Edison Ed Peck ... Mr. Jacobi Gene Blakely ... Charlie Ivor Francis ... Psychiatrist Stack Pierce ... Detective Patricia Marshall ... Mrs. Jacobi Dee Carroll ... Helen Ketty Lester ... Unemployment Clerk M. Emmet Walsh ... Joe F. Murray Abraham ... Taxi Driver Nice vintage Negative piece direct from the studio. Shop with confidence! This is part of our in-store inventory from our shop which is has been located in the heart of Hollywood where we have been in business for OVER 40 years! MORE INFO ON JACK LEMMON: Jack Lemmon was born in Newton, Massachusetts, to Mildred Burgess LaRue (Noel) and John Uhler Lemmon, Jr., the president of a doughnut company. His ancestry included Irish (from his paternal grandmother) and English. Jack attended Ward Elementary near his Newton, MA home. At age 9 he was sent to Rivers Country Day School, then located in nearby Brookline. After RCDS, he went to high school at Phillips Andover Academy. Jack was a member of the Harvard class of 1947, where he was in Navy ROTC and the Dramatic Club. After service as a Navy ensign, he worked in a beer hall (playing piano), on radio, off Broadway, TV and Broadway. His movie debut was with Judy Holliday in It Should Happen to You (1954). He won Best Supporting Actor as Ensign Pulver in Mister Roberts (1955). He received nominations in comedy (Some Like It Hot (1959), The Apartment (1960)) and drama (Days of Wine and Roses (1962), The China Syndrome (1979), Tribute (1980) and Missing (1982)). He won the Best Actor Oscar for Save the Tiger (1973) and the Cannes Best Actor award for "Syndrome" and "Missing". He made his debut as a director with Kotch (1971) and in 1985 on Broadway in "Long Day's Journey into Night". In 1988 he received the Life Achievement Award of the American Film Institute. MORE INFO ANNE BANCROFT: Anne Bancroft was born on September 17, 1931 in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of Italian-American parents Michael Italiano (1906-2001), a dress pattern maker, and Mildred DiNapoli (1908-2010), a telephone operator. She made her cinema debut in Don't Bother to Knock (1952) in 1952 and over the next five years appeared in a lot of undistinguished movies as a supporting actress (like, for example, Gorilla at Large (1954) and The Girl in Black Stockings (1957)). By 1957, she had grown dissatisfied with the state of her career, left Hollywood and spent the next five years on Broadway. She returned to the screen in 1962 with her portrayal of Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker (1962), for which she won an Oscar. Bancroft went on to give acclaimed performances in The Pumpkin Eater (1964), The Slender Thread (1965), Young Winston (1972), The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975), The Elephant Man (1980), To Be or Not to Be (1983), 84 Charing Cross Road (1987) and other movies, but her most famous role would be as Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate (1967). Her status as the "older woman" in the film is iconic, although in real life Bancroft was just 36 and less than six years older than co-star Dustin Hoffman, who played a character seduced by a woman more than twice his age. Bancroft would later express her frustration over the fact that the film overshadowed her other work. Though usually a very selective actress, Bancroft increased her output in the 1990s with character roles in such films as Love Potion No. 9 (1992), Point of No Return (1993), Home for the Holidays (1995), G.I. Jane (1997), Great Expectations (1998) and Keeping the Faith (2000). She also started to make some TV films, including Deep in My Heart (1999), for which she won an Emmy. Sadly, on June 6, 2005, Bancroft passed away at the age of 73 from uterine cancer. Her death surprised many, as she had not revealed any information of her illness to the public. Among her survivors was her husband of forty years (Mel Brooks), and her only child (Max Brooks) who was born in 1972. Her final film, the animated feature Delgo (2008), was released posthumously in 2008 and dedicated to her memory.

This item is part of Backlot Movie Memorabilia and collectibles in-store inventory from our shop which is located in the heart of Hollywood, where we have been in business for OVER 40 years!!!

JACK LEMMON The PRISONER OF SECOND AVENUE Anne Bancroft Art PHOTO
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