Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Remembering Robert Preston, who died this date in 1987

Robert Preston (June 8, 1918 – March 21, 1987) was an American stage and film actor best remembered for originating the role of Professor Harold Hill in the 1957 musical The Music Man and the 1962 film adaptation; the film earned him his first of two Golden Globe Award nominations. Preston collaborated twice with filmmaker Blake Edwards, first in S.O.B. (1981) and again in Victor Victoria (1982). 

Click on the link to read more https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Preston_(actor) 

Click on the photo of the 1978 vintage Playbill, Ben Franklin in Paris, with Preston as Franklin. Courtesy of the vintage Playbill collection of the late Marion Costello; see the collection here https://www.flickr.com/photos/22283683@N07/sets/72157625987345133/with/4331150158/

1 comment:

  1. LOVED this guy in The Music Man.