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Phil Foster and George Gobel in 'The Odd Couple', 1966

 Item
Identifier: M123.03.0080.0004.00001

Abstract

Black and white photograph of Phil Foster (standing) performing as Oscar Masison spraying George Gobel (seated) as Felix Ungar pasta in a scene in the 1966 Central City Opera Festival production of the theater piece 'The Odd Couple.'

Dates

  • 1966

Creator

Extent

1 Items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Series: This series contains photographs and other graphic materials pertaining to the Central City Opera House and the Central City Opera festivals from the 1932 - 2013 festival seasons.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

8 x 10 inches black and white

General

Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Typed in black ink and attched to back of image: 'A disgruntled Phil Foster sprays George Gobel's liuigini in 'The Odd Couple' now through september at central City Opera House. The comedy tells the story of two long-time poker playing buddies who, when politely dumped by their respective wives, decide to settle down in the uncertain bliss of a shared apartment. One -gruff, rough-and-ready, compulsively untidy and gievn to serving stale-meat 9Phil Foster) - find the other (george Gobel) - who methodically wrecks him comfortably disordered haven - grimly bent on cleaning house, purifying the air, re-arranging the furniture and determinedly giving exhibitions of his culinary art.'

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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