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[Japanese actress Miki Sanjo at the Golden Globe Awards banquet at Club Del Mar, Santa Monica, California, January 1954]

Rafu Shimpo [ bio ]
Toyo Miyatake Studio [ bio ]

[Japanese actress Miki Sanjo at the Golden Globe Awards banquet at Club Del Mar, Santa Monica, California, January 1954]
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Los Angeles, Calif., January 22, 1954

(96.267.846)

Photograph by Toyo Miyatake Studio, Gift of the Alan Miyatake Family

Description

13 photographic prints : b&w; ; 5 x 7 in.

Japanese actress Miki Sanjo arrives in Los Angeles to attend the Golden Globe Awards held at Club Del Mar in Santa Monica, California on January 22, 1954.
1P: Two Japanese women in dark hats and dresses wave from the doorway of an American Airlines airplane.
2P: Wearing a light-colored dress and dark hat, Sanjo, left, and another Japanese women in hat and dark suit hold hands with actress Maureen O'Hara, flanked by two Caucasian men in suits.
3P: Actor Alan Ladd stands in center with arms around Sanjo, left, and another Japanese women in kimono. He wears a tuxedo.
4P: Sanjo, left, and another woman in kimono stand behind actress Esther Williams and two Caucasian men in tuxedoes seated at table.
5P: Sanjo, far right, and another Japanese women in kimono sit on either side of Japanese man in tuxedo. Kabuki actor Kuroemon Onoue sits at far left in dark kimono and eyeglasses. Caucasian man in eyeglasses and tuxedo stands behind group sitting at table; "Foreign Press Association of Hollywood" ribbon on his lapel.
6P: Smiling Japanese man in light colored suit leans on back of chair where a smiling woman in Indian sari sits.
7P: Young Caucasian woman wearing a carnation in her short dark hair and a sleeveless gown looks at Sanjo in kimono, right, as another Japanese woman in kimono looks on; magazine covers and newspapers on wall in background.
8P: Sanjo in a light-colored dress and dark hat, left, and another Japanese woman in a dark suit stand behind a brunette woman seated in front.
9P: Actor Alan Ladd holds a large award in the shape of a woman as he speaks into microphones. Gregory Peck and other people in formal clothing sit at table with sign, "Club Del Mar and [not visible] Welcome Hollywood", behind Ladd.
10P: Actress Esther Williams holds a large award in the shape of a woman as she speaks into microphones. Gregory Peck stands to the right.
11P: Caucasian man in tuxedo holds a large award in the shape of a woman, flanked by a tall blonde Caucasian man, left, and Caucasian woman, right, holding a microphone. "Armed Forces Radio Service" banner hangs on another microphone at right.
12P: Husband and wife, actor Tony Curtis and actress Janet Leigh, look at wall covered with magazine covers and newspapers. Curtis points to Japanese magazine cover.
13P: Man in white tuxedo jacket, right, leans microphone toward Japanese woman in kimono, center. Little girl in kimono stands at left looking directly at viewer.

Inscription
Stamped in blue ink on back (negs 9-12): RAFU SHIMPO PHOTO / By Toyo Miyatake Studio. Stamped in blue ink on back (neg 13): Toyo Miyatake / 31[illegible] East First St. Los Angeles 12, Calif. / Madison 6-5681.

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