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

Identifier: M123.03.0080.0004.00030


Black and white photograph of Phil Foster (standing) performing as Oscar Masison giving George Gobel (seated) as Felix Ungar a massage in a scene in the 1966 Central City Opera Festival production of the theater piece 'The Odd Couple.' Image can be found in the text ' Theater of Dreams, The Glorious Central City Opera, Celebrating 75 years,' on page 78 with a caption that reads 'George Goble and Phil Foster stared as Felix and Oscar in Neil Simmon’s comedy about mismatched roommates. Gobel also starred in Simon’s The Last of the Red Hot Lovers in 1966.'


  • 1966



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


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Typed in black ink and attched to back of image: 'Phil Foster gives George Gobel's neck a forceful massage in Neil Simon's comedy hit, 'The Odd Couple' now at theCentral City Opera House. The three-act comedy tells the story of two long-time poke-playing buddies who, when politely dumped by their respective wives, decide to settle down in the uncertain bliss of a shared apartment.'


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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