Marsha Hunt. Movie star. (1917 - 1986) Was with the Group Theatre in NYC and
was blacklisted by HUAC. Ruined her career. Image by famous photographer of the stars, Philippe Halsman. Stamped on verso. 10-7/8' x 13-1/2'. American actress Marsha Hunt, born Marcia Hunt, attended the Theodore Irving School of Dramatics while still a teenager. Simultaneously, she worked as a Powers model until she debuted onscreen in The Virginia Judge (1935) at age 18. Hunt went on to become a very busy screen actress through the early '50s. In the '30s she appeared in supporting roles such as bridesmaids and coeds, while in the '40s she played leads in second features and second leads and supporting roles in major productions. In the early '50s, during the heyday of the McCarthy Era 'witch hunts,' she was blacklisted by the studios for her liberal political beliefs, and after 1952 she appeared in only a handful of films, as well as the TV series Peck's Bad Girl.
Philippe Halsman (1906 - 1979) was a Latvian-born American photographer. His most famous photograph is his Dali Atomica , which involves three cats flying through the air, a bucket of thrown water, and Salvador Dali jumping.
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