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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!

circa 1943

The musical that redefined what a musical could be for Broadway. A love triangle storyline and classic songs such as "The Surrey with the Fringe On Top" and "Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'" all led to a staggering 2,212 performance phenomenon. Richard Rodgers music, Oscar Hammerstein II lyrics, Agnes de Mille choreographer, Alfred Drake and Joan Roberts star, and directed by Rouben Mamoulian at the St. James Theatre.


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The Cherry Orchard
Out Of This World
Cafe Society
American Fashion 1945