Miracle Mile Historical Photo Collection

Wilshire Bowl Mural Study by John Decker, 1941

Wilshire Bowl Mural Study by John Decker, 1941. Four murals by Decker were installed in the Wilshire Bowl night club on September 1941 to accompany a cabaret production about the golden age of film entitled “The Silver Screen”. This mural study depicts, from left, Bob Hope, Joe E. Brown, Charles Winninger, Charles Boyer, Greta Garbo, Clark Gable, Shirley Temple, Humphrey Bogart, W.C.Fields, Mae West, and George Arliss. (National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)

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