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Eileen Darby was the greatest photographer of the Golden Age of Broadway. Her photographs document hundreds of American theater classics from 1939 through 1965 with a candid photographic style that brought warmth and humanity to the budding stars who would become legends. Her work has been seen in media worldwide including television, books, magazines, newspapers, and museum collections.

Eileen Darby Images, Inc. was formed by the family of Eileen Darby to record, preserve, promote and make available the incredible catalog of her life's work. Enjoy!

The Cherry Orchard
January 06, 1944

The last play by Russian playwright Anton Chekhov about an aristocratic family that loses their estate to a man coming up from a lower social class. The play ends with the axe chopping sounds of the estate's cherry orchard being cut down by the new owner. Directed by and starring Eva Le Gallienne at the National Theatre.


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Call Me Madam
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