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John Groth and Chuck Tranum on the set of Manhattan spotlight, circa 1950, from the Miscellaneous photographs collection

John Groth and Chuck Tranum on the set of Manhattan spotlight, circa 1950

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Title: John Groth and Chuck Tranum on the set of Manhattan spotlight

Date: circa 1950

Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.

Description: Manhattan spotlight ran from January, 1949 to April 1951.

Photo shows Groth at an easel, sketching an apple that Tranum holds in his hands.

Identification on accompanying label (typewritten): Manhattan spotlight, a presentation of the Du Mont Television, telecast Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 7:45 to 8 p.m.; at right is John Groth, artist, traveler and new correspondent; left is Chuck Tranum, host on Manhattan spotlight; Chuck scours New York for interesting guests to bring to his program.

Creator: Unidentified

Forms part of: Miscellaneous photographs collection

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: John Groth and Chuck Tranum on the set of Manhattan spotlight, circa 1950 / Jerry Saltsberg, photographer. Miscellaneous photographs collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 3501