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George O'Brien posing as the Discobolus. Photographic postcard, 192-.

Date
[between 1920 and 1929]

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George O'Brien (1899-1985), actor. After a major success in the 1927 film 'Sunrise' directed by F.W. Murnau, the Irish-American actor George O'Brien became one of the first 'beefcake' movie stars, marketed as such by the studios, appearing semi-nude and flexing his muscles in a variety of macho roles

Lettering

George O'Brien. Fox Film.

Publication/Creation

Paris : AN, [between 1920 and 1929]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 13.7 x 9.1 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2047017i



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