HEDY LAMARR BACKSEAT, Hollywood movie star, Clyde Keller photo, 1998

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Portraits of Stars ( Summer 1998)

"HEDY LAMARR BACKSEAT"
Hollywood movie star dream
Summer classic car show at Seaside, Oregon
Annual Event, photographed in 1998

16x20 Inch Archival Giclee Print, true archival print, 150+ years
Satin Paper, Pigmented Inks
Image Dimensions @ 13x18 Inches with white border
Signed/Titled and Dated by Clyde Keller
Presented in Archival Sleeve, Unframed
Shipped Flat, Insured with Tracking
PRICE: $280.00

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11x14 or 12x18 inch Fuji Crystal Archive photographic print(s)
Lustre Paper, fade resistant for over 20 years
Image dimensions @10x12 or 12.25x16.5 inches with white border
Signed/Titled and dated by Clyde Keller
Presented in archival sleeve, Unframed
Shipped Flat, Insured with Tracking
PRICE: $155.00 and $195.00

Note: No Typography appears on Final Print

Classic American Cars abounded on Main Street in the tourist town of Seaside, located on the North Oregon Coast for this annual summertime event. My photograph of 1940s Hollywood movie star, Hedy Lamarr, caught my eye with its noirish window lighting as we strolled west towards the famous turnaround which ends with a fabulous view of the beach. She invited me in, so to speak for a double take on this dreamy star's legacy replete with a pair of gloves and an "adorable" stuffed poodle. I liked her better as Delilah in Cecil B. DeMille's Samson and Delilah, but this staged setup was the perfect sendoff for a walk through nostalgia on a lovely summer afternoon.

I made this image made utilizing a Nikon F4 film camera. The detail is enhanced by my use of an ultra sharp 15mm ultra wide angle Nikkor lens. The original negatives have been kept in dark storage and are in pristine condition.

"Hedy Lamarr Backseat" Copyright © 1998 Clyde Keller

ABOUT CLYDE KELLER:

Hi, I'm a photographer and artist selling my fine art prints at clydekellerphoto.etsy.com.

My work is sold as Fine Art Giclee (inkjet) prints or fade resistant Fuji Crystal Archive (photographic) prints.

Clyde is known internationally for his historic photographs of Robert F. Kennedy. His RFK images are featured in Rory Kennedy's documentary film, "ETHEL" which debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights has recently acquired key images from Clyde's RFK portfolios for their collection. Historic photos of author Ken Kesey, William Burroughs and actor Bill Murray are featured in Mark Christensen's book Acid Christ. Clyde's portrait of actor/director Warren Beatty is the cover photo for Peter Biskind's, Star. Several vintage documentary images appear in a new NFL films project, entitled, "Fearsome Foursome" as well as Dan Forrer's upcoming HBO documentary film centering on the birth of Hip Hop music. The Seattle Museum of History and Science now features his vintage Seattle skyline panoramas. His regional portraits of surviving pioneer families (and characters) appear in several new books, periodicals and webzines, including Ken Bilderback's, Creek with No Name, a new soft cover about the history of Cherry Grove, Oregon.

Clyde is the grandson of Clyde Leon Keller, (1872-1962) an important Oregon-based Plein-Air Impressionist Painter. His portfolios can be viewed at www.clydekeller.com.

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