Actor Marty Feldman pulls a funny ‘happy’ face whilst promoting his role as Igor in Young Frankenstein.
Note: Image unearthed January 2013.
Arthur recalls: “I met Marty on a film set. He wasn’t wearing a costume and didn’t have any props so I was stuck wondering how to photograph him. However, his face is so exceptional I resorted to do close-up portraits ‘Happy’ and ‘Sad’, fantastic facial expressions.”
Camera: Leica 35mm.
Film stock: Kodak Tri-X Pan.
Print Type: Fibre-based Harman Galerie FB Digital.
Printed by: Metro Imaging.
All prints are limited editions, no further prints are produced once sold.
60″ prints / edition of 5
50″ prints / edition of 10
40″ prints / edition of 20
30″ prints / edition of 30
20″ prints / edition of 50
12″ prints / edition of 50
Bespoke: All prints are bespoke and printed to order.
Presentation: 12 and 20 inch prints are titled, numbered, signed and carefully enfolded in acid free tissue paper, supplied flat in an acid free 4mm 3-ply box for delivery and storage purposes. The boxes are ideal for gift wrapping. The larger 30, 40, 50 and 60 inch prints are also titled, numbered, signed and carefully enfolded in acid free tissue paper and inserted into a rigid 4mm thick protective cardboard tube for delivery.
Delivery: Metro Imaging based in Central London use an experienced shipping service to deliver the boxed and rolled prints. Metro take great care in ensuring the print(s) are very well protected and efficiently delivered anywhere in the UK or overseas. Acid free tissue paper protects prints from scratching/creasing. Metro also offer a vast array of delivery options to suit the recipient’s preference.
Optional Dry Mounting: Professional Dry Mounting of the larger print sizes can be arranged at an additional cost, the print would then be perfectly flat and ready for framing. However, this makes the overall size very bulky for transporting, so, it may be best for us to send a rolled print directly to your framers and let them carry out the works. You just need to make sure that they are insured as we cannot take responsibility for any damages that may occur.
Certificate of Authenticity: Each print acquired from The Arthur Steel Archive is accompanied by an individually signed Certificate of Authenticity.
Video of Authenticity: Newly printed bespoke prints are further authenticated by way of a short personalised video. Arthur Steel mentions your name on the recording prior to signing. For example, Arthur will say something like: “I’m signing this print of Marty Feldman, edition number 2/20 for Mr. Smith in New York.” For your records, the footage is then sent to you via email.
Watermark: Watermarks will not be present on an original print.
Copyright: © Arthur Steel / The Arthur Steel Archive.
Marty Feldman Quotes:
“Money can’t buy poverty.”
“I am too old to die young and too young to grow up.”
“The pen is mightier than the sword, and considerably easier to write with.”
“Comedy, like sodomy, is an unnatural act.”
A brief biography: Martin Alan “Marty” Feldman (8 July 1934– 2 December 1982) was an English comedy writer, comedian and actor who starred in a series of British television comedy shows, including ‘At Last the 1948 Show’, and ‘Marty’, which won two BAFTA awards and was the first Saturn Award winner for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Young Frankenstein.