This is a HUGE Photo Poster measuring 35" x 48" of legendary comedian, RED BUTTONSThis photograph Poster features the Hollywood legend in a classic 50's style handsome portrait pose. It was used at a Hollywood event, OVER 50 YEARS AGO. Probably the only one in the world. Nice shape slight wear for it's age on the back.MORE INFO ON RED BUTTONS: Red Buttons (February 5, 1919 – July 13, 2006) was an American comedian and actor.Red Buttons was born Aaron Chwatt on February 5, 1919 in New York City to Jewish immigrants. At sixteen years old, Chwatt got a job as an entertaining bellhop at Ryan's Tavern in City Island, Bronx. The combination of his red hair and the shiny buttoned bellhop uniform inspired orchestra leader Charles "Dinty" Moore to call him Red Buttons, the name under which he would later perform. Later that same summer, Buttons worked on the Borscht Belt; his straight man was Robert Alda. In 1939, Buttons started working for Minsky's Burlesque; in 1941, José Ferrer chose Buttons to appear in a Broadway show The Admiral Had a Wife. The show was a farce set in Pearl Harbor, and it was due to open on December 8, 1941. It never did, as it was deemed inappropriate after the Japanese attack. In later years, Buttons would joke that the Japanese only attacked Pearl Harbor to keep him off Broadway.In September 1942, Buttons at last got his Broadway debut in Vickie with Ferrer and Uta Hagen. Later that year, he appeared in the Minsky's show Wine, Women and Song; this was the last Burlesque show in New York City history, as the Mayor La Guardia administration closed it down. Buttons was on stage when the show was raided.Drafted into the United States Army Air Forces, Buttons in 1943 appeared in the Army Air Forces Broadway show Winged Victory, along with several future stars, including Mario Lanza, John Forsythe, Karl Malden and Lee J. Cobb. A year later he appeared in Darryl F. Zanuck's movie version of Winged Victory, directed by George Cukor. Buttons also entertained troops in the European Theater in the same unit as Mickey Rooney.After the war, Buttons continued to do Broadway shows. He also performed at Broadway movie houses with the Big Bands. In 1952, Buttons received his own variety series on television - The Red Buttons Show ran for three years, and achieved high levels of success. In 1953, he recorded and had a hit with the song "strange things are happening,"His role in Sayonara was a dramatic departure from his previous work. In that film, he played Joe Kelly, an American airman stationed in Kobe, Japan during the Korean War, who falls in love with Katsumi, a Japanese woman (played by Miyoshi Umeki), but is barred from marrying her by military rules intended to reassure the local populace that the U.S. presence is temporary. His portrayal of Kelly's calm resolve not to abandon the relationship and touching reassurance of Katsumi impressed audiences and critics alike; both he and Umeki won Academy Awards for the film. After his Oscar-winning role, Buttons performed in numerous feature films, including Hatari!, The Longest Day, Harlow, The Poseidon Adventure, They Shoot Horses, Don't They?, Pete's Dragon, and 18 Again! with George Burns. In 1966 Buttons again starred in his own show, a spy spoof called The Double Life of Henry Phyfe, which ran for one season. Buttons also made many memorable guest television appearances on programs including The Eleventh Hour, Little House on the Prairie, It's Garry Shandling's Show, ER and Roseanne. His last regular role was as a homeless man on CBS' Knots Landing.He became a nationally recognizable comedian, and his "Never Got A Dinner" routine was a standard at the Dean Martin roasts for many years. He was number 71 on Comedy Central's list of the 100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time, Buttons received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for television, located at 1651 Vine Street.Buttons was married to actress Roxanne Arlen in 1947, but it soon ended in divorce. His next marriage was to Helayne McNorton, from December 8, 1949 until 1963. His last marriage was to Alicia Pratt, which lasted from January 27, 1964 until her death in March 2001. Buttons had two children, daughter Amy Buttons and son Adam Buttons. He was the advertising spokesman for the Century Village, Florida retirement community.Buttons was an early member of the Synagogue for the Performing Arts, and at the time, Rabbi Jerome Cutler was the Rabbi.Buttons died of vascular disease on July 13, 2006 at his home in the Century City area of Los Angeles. Buttons had been ill for some time and was with family members when he died.FilmographyYearFilmRoleNotes1947Winged VictoryWhitey/Andrews Sisteras Cpl. Red Buttons13 Rue MadeleineSecond Jump Masteruncredited1951Footlight VarietiesHimself1957SayonaraAirman Joe KellyAcademy Award for Best Supporting ActorGolden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion PictureNominated - BAFTA Award for most promising newcomer1958Imitation GeneralCpl. Chan Derby1959The Big CircusRandy Sherman1961One, Two, ThreeMP sergeantuncredited1962Hatari!PocketsFive Weeks in a BalloonDonald O'ShayThe Longest DayPvt. John SteeleGay Purr-eeRobespierrevoice1963A Ticklish AffairUncle Cy1964Your Cheatin' HeartShorty Younger1965Up from the BeachPfc. Harry DevineHarlowArthur LandauNominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture1966StagecoachPeacock1969The MoviemakersHimselfshort subjectThey Shoot Horses, Don't They?SailorNominated - Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Motion Picture1971Who Killed Mary What's 'Er Name?Mickey1972The Poseidon AdventureJames Martin1976Gable and LombardIvan Cooper1977Viva Knievel!Ben AndrewsPete's DragonHoagy1978Movie MoviePeanuts/Jinks MurphyThe UsersWarren AmbroseTV movie1979C.H.O.M.P.SBracken1980When Time Ran OutFrancis Fendly1985Alice in WonderlandThe White Rabbit198818 Again!Charlie1990The AmbulanceElias Zacharai1994It Could Happen to YouWalter Zakuto1999The Story of UsArnie Jordan2001Odessa or BustThe Old Manshort subject2004Goodnight, We Love Youdocumentary2005Sid Bernstein Presents...HimselfdocumentaryWinning buyder agrees in advance to pay - Mail postage (Foreign orders will require additional postage) and to remit full payment within 10 days after notification from the seller. 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