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Julie Newmar for Smirnoff


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Fields and Barrymore

Claude and his pal Jack Barrymore comparing profiles.

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January 1909

Newspaper ads/illustrations for Claude by Claude.

Above, January 1909.

February 1909

February 1909.

Circa 1909

Circa 1909.

February 1910

February 1910.

September 1912

September 1912.

September 1912 again

September 1912.

October 1912

October 1912.

December 1912

December 1912.

February 1913

February 1913.

March 1913

March 1913.

May 1913

May 1913.

May 1914

May 1914.

June 1914

June 1914.

June 1914 again

June 1914.

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Grandad Fields 6

Father’s Day: Claude with his grandson, William Claude Fields III. 1943.

Grandad Fields 2

Grandad Fields 3

Grandad Fields 4

Grandad Fields 5

Grandad Fields

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Fields Tivoli

Poster adverting an appearance by Claude at the Tivoli Theater, Cape Town, South Africa. Circa 1905. (And below a detail of an image similar to the one on the poster. Claude used several variations on this design to promote his stage work.)


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Tammany Young, Charles Sellon (as Mr. Muckle) and Claude in It’s a Gift. Norman Z. McLeod. 1934.

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Claude with Frank Lawton and Roland Young in MGM’s production of David Copperfield. George Cukor. 1935.

santa claus

ringo, nilsson

Ringo and Harry Nilsson.

Santas of Christmas Past: James Brown, Paul McCartney and Wings, Blackie Lawless, Jean-Pierre LĂ©aud and Nick Ray.

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Pigpen detail

Detail of a photo of the afore mentioned The Grateful Dead to highlight Ronald “Pigpen” McKernan. Photo by Linda McCartney. 1968.


Jim Beam 1973