Anton BRUEHL, not titled [Joan Tetzel or cast member in 'I remember Mama'] Enlarge 1 /1


Hawker, Port Augusta, Australia 1900 – San Francisco, United States of America 1982

  • United States from 1919

not titled [Joan Tetzel or cast member in 'I remember Mama'] 1944 Description: for Vanity Fair
Title Notes: to check? Jessie Matthews! Forbes was a radio scriptwriter and later began publishing short stories in national magazines. Her best known work was Mama's Bank Account, a fictionalized memoir, published in 1943, about a Norwegian family in 1920s San Francisco. Her heartwarming stories focused on their simple aspirations and their often difficult struggles, dreams and determinations, happiness, and sorrows. Forbes' book served as the inspiration for John Van Druten's 1944 play I Remember Mama, which musical.
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph

Dimensions: image 43.2 h x 36.0 w cm sheet 50.6 h x 40.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of American Friends of the National Gallery of Australia, Inc., New York, NY, USA, made possible with the generous support of Anton Bruehl Jr, 2006.
Accession No: NGA 2006.151