January 2018 Auction Ends Thursday, January 25th, 5pm Pacific
Very rare poster advertising ''New York's Birthday Salute to President Kennedy'' from 19 May 1962, famously remembered for Marilyn Monroe's breathless serenade of ''Happy Birthday Mr. President'' to JFK. Two-color letterpress poster in red, white and blue features a slew of famous performers including Jack Benny, Henry Fonda, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland and Marilyn Monroe. The event was a resounding success, selling out all 15,000 tickets and raising over a million dollars for the Democratic party. Poster measures 14'' x 20'', printed by the Amalgamated Lithographers of America, as noted at lower right. Pinholes to corners and light creasing, but overall a very good plus example of this highly collectible poster, with another copy selling for $8,750 at Bonhams in 2017.
Scarce Poster for JFK's 45th Birthday at Madison Square Garden in 1962, Famous for Marilyn Monroe's Serenade of ''Happy Birthday Mr. President''
Scarce Poster for JFK's 45th Birthday at Madison Square Garden in 1962, Famous for Marilyn Monroe's Serenade of ''Happy Birthday Mr. President''
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