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Clark Hulings (American, b. 1922) Promotional Illustration for Run Silent, Run Deep

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2129
Lot:
522
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Auction:
Sale #2129 - 2129
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 22, 2002 4:00PM

Description:

Clark Hulings (American, b. 1922)

Promotional Illustration for Run Silent, Run Deep
Signed "Hulings" l.r.
Oil on board, 24 1/2 x 16 in. (62.5 x 40.7 cm), framed.
Condition: Minor scattered retouch.

Provenance: From the collection of Charles Langello, then by decent through his family.

N.B. The above is an original promotional illustration done for MGM Studios upon the release of their 1958 movie Run Silent, Run Deep. The illustration depicts one of the movies stars Burt Lancaster as submarine Lieutenant Jim Bledsoe. The film was an adaptation of Commander Edward L. Beach's novel of the same name, which was published in 1955. In his acknowledgements at the start of the book, Beach thanks Langello "for his help on weekends and late at night". The lot is accompanied by a copy of the book.
Estimate $15,000-25,000

Keywords

Clark Hulings, Run Silent, Run Deep, Charles Langello, Jim Bledsoe, Burt Lancaster, Lieutenant, Commander