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Our heroes in Hollywood
James Montgomery Flagg, 1935.
Original medium unknown.
James Montgomery Flagg (1877-1960), a prolific illustrator, created the famous "I Want You for the U.S. Army" Uncle Sam poster. In addition to his images of beautiful young women and broad-shouldered men so sought after by magazine editors, he produced comic and satiric books and drew clever portraits of his famous friends. AA/PG Library has fourteen of his books.

The crooner-Rudy Vallee; the dancer-Fred Astaire; the comic-W.C. Fields; the He-man-Clark Gable; the gangster-Edward G. Robinson; the sheik-George Raft; the man-about-town-William Powell.

Vanity Fair
New York: Condé Nast, August 1935.

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