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Burt Lancaster, 1954

Posted on January 26, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
Burt Lancaster, center, stopped briefly in Lexington en route to Cumberland Falls, where the movie, "The Gabriel Horn," was to be filmed. An ex-circus acroba, tLancaster rose to fame as a Hollywood leading man known for his roles in "From Here to Eternity" and Judgement at Nuremberg". He was nominated four times for an Oscar and won once for his work in "Elmer Gantry" in 1960. Accompanying Lancaster by plane were production members of the Hecht-Lancaster Co.  From left to right:  Ted Haworth, art director; Mack Sisk, of Frankfort, Kentucky director of publicity; Burt Lancaster; Ernie Lazlo, cameraman; and Jim Vaughn, production manager. Published in the Lexington Leader June 23, 1954.  Herald-Leader Archive Photo

Burt Lancaster, center, stopped briefly in Lexington en route to Cumberland Falls for filming of the movie The Kentuckian. An ex-circus acrobat, Lancaster rose to fame as a Hollywood leading man, known for his roles in From Here to Eternity and Judgement at Nuremberg. He was nominated four times for an Oscar and won once: for his work in Elmer Gantry in 1960. Accompanying Lancaster were production members of the Hecht-Lancaster Co. From left: art director Ted Haworth; Kentucky director of publicity Mack Sisk of Frankfort; Lancaster; cameraman Ernie Lazlo; and production manager Jim Vaughn. Published in the Lexington Leader on June 23, 1954.

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