18. John LaGatta

18. John LaGatta

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John LaGatta (1894-1977)

Filming a formal dance scene.

“Dancing the minuet before a camera and the hundred people behind it isn't the same as just dancing because you like the person you're dancing with.”

Magazine story illustration: “Preview”, author: Richard Sherman,
Saturday Evening Post, November 5, 1938;

Oil on board, 32 x 24" signed lower center.

Condition: Very good overall, cleaned ca. 1994, and framed in a wide, metal-leaf, Boston-type moulding.

Exhibited: Directors Club, NYC September, 1996.

(Entry and authentication by Roger T. Reed)