Circa 1950 silver image of musician and actor Guy Mitchell. With James J. Kriegsmann's photographic logo in the negative. Born Albert George Cernick in 1925, he died in 2002.
He was signed by Warner Brothers as a child for his possible future potential but became known as a singer in the San Francisco radio. After U.S. Navy service he sang with Carmen Cavallero's band from 1946-1947. In 1950 he joined Columbia records and accompanied by Mitch Miller and his orchestra had some great hits that included gold records for 'My Heart Cries for You' in 1950, 'My Truly Truly Fair' in 1951, 'The Roving Kind' in 1951, 'Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania' in 1952 and 'Singing the Blues' in 1957. Mitchell appeared in films Those Redheads from Seattle in 1953 and Red Garters in 1954.
$50 No. 3355