WILLIE KEE MASSIVE ARCHIVE OF UNPUBLISHED 'PAPARAZZI' PHOTOGRAPHS
A massive archive of 'paparazzi' photographs that Willie Kee shot from 1965 to 1969. Mostly unpublished, the collection consists of thousands of original black and white negatives and proof sheets of the beautiful people at various functions in the mid-1960s including (among others): Louis Armstrong, Count Bassie, Harry Belafonte, Tony Bennett, Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Ernest Borgnine, Sid Caesar, Carol Channing, Ray Charles, Maurice Chevalier, Dave Clark Five, Rosemary Clooney, Imogene Coca, Nat King Cole, Bill Cosby, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Dandridge, Bobby Darrin, Ann B. Davis, Sammy Davis, Jr., Phyllis Diller, Joe DiMaggio, Jimmmy Durante, Joan Fontaine, Eva Gabor, Judy Garland, Barry Goldwater, Benny Goodman, Kathryn Grayson, Celeste Holm, Bob Hope, Rock Hudson, Hubert Humphrey, Tab Hunter, Lucy Baines Johnson, Grace Kelly, Robert F. Kennedy, Edward Kennedy, Peggy Lee, Jerry Lewis, Liberace, Marcel Marceau, Princess Margaret, Ann-Margret, Dean Martin, Johnnie Mathis, Willie Mayes, Ozzie and Harriet Nelson, Ricky Nelson, Donald O'Connor, Walter Pidgeon, Ronald Reagan, Pierre Salinger, Frank Sinatra, The Smothers Brothers, Rudy Vallee, Flip Wilson and Shelley Winters among others. Also included is a large collection of original unpublished photographs that were inscribed by celebrities to Willie Kee with standouts being Judy Garland, Louis Armstrong and Dorothy Dandridge among dozens of others. (A complete lising is available upon request.)
Negative Size: 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 and 1 x 1 1/2 inches
Please note that though these photographs are being sold with copyrights, they are not being sold with performers consents, reproduction rights, licensing agreements or any other types of legal releases. The buyer must apply to the proper parties to obtain such clearances and consents if need be.