Julie Newmar Buxom Voluptuous 1958 Original Kodachrome Transparency Peter Basch

Julie Newmar Buxom Voluptuous 1958 Original Kodachrome Transparency Peter Basch

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PROVENANCE: The image offered in this listing comes directly from the personal archived library of PETER BASCH who was a celebrity and artistic nude Playboy photographer during the 1940s through the 1970s. Mr. Basch was a master in glamour and nude fine art photography having authored many books on the subject. In addition to photographer signed and/or stamped photographic images, we are only offering 100% guaranteed original camera images (B&W negatives and color transparencies) which have been stored away since he produced his first work. Many of the original camera film images (negatives and transparencies) have never been seen before and are one of a kind. Others have been published in the world's top celebrity and men's magazines. The rediscovery of the mastery of Peter Basch will reveal his respect and passion for photographing the world's top celebrities and most beautiful women such as BETTIE PAGE, JAYNE MANSFIELD, GRACE KELLY, LOREN, BRANDO, JANE FONDA, BARDOT, EKBERG, FELLINI, ANDRESS and many more. Please see a bio and additional notes on Peter Basch below.

DESCRIPTION:A vintage December 1958 original 35mmKODACHROME NEWMARtaken by photographerPETER BASCHand from his personal archive. A gorgeous portrait of the young woman at the absolute zenith of her beauty and just oozing sex appeal!Ms. Newmar has remarked that she loved working with Mr. Basch and that no other photographer made her look as beautiful.This is the originaltransparencythat was in the camera at the time of the photo shoot and is therefore the only one of its kind in existence. Peter Basch's photographer credit ink stamp on the mount.

RIGHTS: The PETER BASCH FAMILY TRUST is the sole and exclusive copyright owner of the listed image(s). No rights are included in this offering.


- SIZE:35mm

- TONE: color

- CONDITION: Very Fine.


Very Fine:One or two minor defects and only the slightest handling wear.

Very Good:Slight scuffing, rippling, minor surface impressions.

Fair:Visibly damaged with extensive wear.


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(1921-2004) was a German/American glamour photographer who captured thousands of images of the most prominent stars of the 50s and 60s.

Peter Basch was born in Berlin, Germany, the only child of Felix Basch and Grete Basch-Freund, both prominent theater and film personalities of the German-speaking world.

In 1933 the family came to New York due to fears of rising anti-Jewish sentiment and laws in Germany. The family had US citizenship because Felix's father, Arthur Basch, was a wine trader who lived in San Francisco. After moving back to Germany, Arthur Basch kept his American citizenship, and passed it to his children and, thence, to his grandchildren.

When the Basch family arrived in New York in 1933, they opened a restaurant on Central Park South in the Navarro Hotel. The restaurant, Gretel's Viennese, became a hangout for the Austrian expatriate community. Peter Basch had his first job there as a waiter. While in New York, Basch attended the De Witt Clinton High School. The family moved to Los Angeles to assist in Basch's father's career, during which time Basch went to school in England. Upon returning to the United States, Basch joined the Army. He was mobilized in the US Army Air Forces' First Motion Picture Unit, where he worked as a script boy.

After the war, he started attending UCLA and started taking photographs of young starlets working with other photographers and film studios. His mother asked him to join her back in New York after she and his father decided that Basch should be a photographer and they obtained a photography studio for their son.

For over twenty years, Peter Basch had a successful career as a magazine photographer. He was known for his images of celebrities, artists, dancers, actors, starlets, and glamour-girls in America and Europe. His photos appeared in many major magazines such as Life, Look and Playboy.The Peter Basch Collection includes iconic images of all the major midcentury stars, from Europe and America. These masterful images are a window onto a time we cannot forget, when movie stars stepped out of the studio’s control, and we began to see these larger-than-life performers as full, three-dimensional personalities.

Basch authored and co-authored a number of books containing his photographs including:

  • Candid Photography (1958 with Peter Gowland Basch and Don Ornitz Basch)
  • Peter Basch's Glamour Photography (A Fawcett How-To Book) (1958)
  • Peter Basch photographs beauties of the world (1958)
  • Camera in Rome (1963 with Nathan and Simon Basch)
  • Peter Basch Photographs 100 Famous Beauties (1965)
  • The nude as form & figure (1966)
  • Put a Girl in Your Pocket: The Artful Camera of Peter Basch (1969)
  • Peter Basch's Guide to Figure Photography (1975 with Jack Rey)

"My Father, Peter Basch, saw. He looked and he saw. He taught me to see. He taught me to listen and hear. We used to play a game when I was little. He’d say, Michele, look at the street then look at me, what did you see? I would list the cars, red, black, navy; people, fat, tall, thin; children, parents; trees and plants. He would add the detail. A blue car with New York plates, a black car with New Jersey plates. The people were not just tall or small, thin or fat, they wore coats or sweaters, they laughed or were sad. The trees had leaves, were close together, the green was dark, vivid, the sun playing with the shadow.

My Father saw. He captured in his mind and on film the unexpected moment in time, the interaction between two people, the look, the thought, the breath that punctuated the decision.

My Father was one of the great romantics. He had a true love and appreciation of beauty in its purest form. We would talk about BEAUTY and her differences: natural, Hollywood, young, old and the beauty of communication, interaction, the Beauty of the moment. He recorded the breath in time on film: two ladies in Paris reading the paper, a Dachshund looking around the corner, a chair in front of the Eiffel Tower. My Father saw the thought and seized it for posterity.

My Father understood the language light speaks to shadow. He showed me how the sun plays with dark. His favorite moment was at Sunrise when the shadows were long and soft. He saw every hue from white to black and everything in between. He understood the language, taught and published books on Light and Shadow, Form and Figure.

I traveled through Europe with my Father. I was his assistant! And proud of it! I was the camera person! Changed the film, made sure the lens was clean, stood in during special poses, helped in the dark room, retouched to refine and perfect. I loved watching him talk and listen. He listened to Jane Fonda, Ursula Andress, Brigit Bardot, Fellini, Mastroiani and so many more. He listened and recorded the answer, the thought, that moment of indecision, realization and Seduction."

  • Anouk Aimée
  • Ursula Andress
  • Brigitte Bardot
  • Jean-Paul Belmondo
  • Candice Bergen
  • Senta Berger
  • Marlon Brando
  • Horst Buchholz
  • Maria Callas
  • Capucine
  • Claudia Cardinale
    • Joan Collins
    • Jean Cocteau
    • Salvador Dalí
    • Catherine Deneuve
    • Marlene Dietrich
    • Karin Dor
    • Françoise Dorléac
    • Anita Ekberg
    • Jane Fonda
    • James Garner
    • William Holden
    • Rock Hudson
    • Christine Kaufmann
    • Grace Kelly
    • Hildegard Knef
    • Daliah Lavi
    • Gina Lollobrigida
    • Sophia Loren
    • Antonella Lualdi
    • Silvana Mangano
    • Jayne Mansfield
    • Lee Marvin
    • Marcello Mastroianni
    • Micki Marlo
    • Marilyn Monroe
    • Jeanne Moreau
    • Michèle Morgan
    • Ruth Niehaus
    • Kim Novak
    • Uschi Obermaier
    • Gregory Peck
    • Anthony Perkins
    • Diana Ross
    • Eva Marie Saint
    • Maria Schell
    • Romy Schneider
    • Jean Seberg
    • Elke Sommer
    • Alexandra Stewart
    • Susan Strasberg
    • Sharon Tate
    • Elizabeth Taylor
    • Nadja Tiller
    • Alida Valli
    • Marie Versini
    • Monica Vitti

    Directors, other entertainment luminaries:

    Franz Antel, Michelangelo Antonioni, Felix Basch, Paul Bogart, Marlon Brando, Michael Cacoyannis, Don Chaffey, Anatoli Choukrai, Henri-Georges Clouzot

    Jean Cocteau, Michael Curtiz, Paul Czinner, Salvador Dali, Gordon Davidson, Philippe De Broca, Vittorio De Sica, Cecil B. DeMille, Bernard Deschamps

    Edward Dmytryk, Michael Douglas, Federico Fellini, Walter Felsenstein, Richard Fleischer, John Ford, John Frankenheimer, Marty Fried, Jack Garfein, Pietro Germi

    Jean-Luc Godard, Lee Grant, Horst Hächler, Ernst Häusserman, Jim Henson, Geoffrey Holder, Ken Hughes, Helmuth Käutner, Elia Kazan, Diane Keaton

    Fritz Kortner, Henry Koster, John Krish, Akira Kurosawa, Lotte Lehman, Mervyn LeRoy, Bobbie Lewis, Jerry Lewis, Harold Lloyd, Ernst Lubitsch, Sidney Lumet

    Joseph Mankiewicz, Paul Mann, Franz Marischka, Rudy Mate, Paul Newman, Tom O'Horgan, G. W. Pabst, Daniel Petrie, Erwin Piscator, Sidney Poitier, Roman Polanski

    Robert Porterfield, Otto Preminger, Alain Resnais, Jean Louis Richard, Roberto Rossellini, George Schaeffer, Oscar Fritz Schuh, Frank Silvera, George Stevens

    Lee Strasberg, Giorgio Strehler, George Tabori, J. Lee Thompson, François Truffaut, Roger Vadim, Agnès Varda, Luchino Visconti, Alfred Vohrer, Erich Von Stroheim

    Andréas Voutsinas, Andy Warhol, Orson Welles, Billy Wilder, Franco Zeffirelli

    Film Assignments:

    Jules et Truffaut

    Bijoutiers du Clair de Vadim

    The Vice and the Vadim

    Fearless Vampire Polanski

    Yesterday, Today and De Sica

    Une Femme Est Une Goddard

    Anne Stevens

    Guys and Mankiewicz

    Horse Ford

    Majority of Leroy

    Walk on the Wild Dmytryk

    Wild in the Spear

    The Day the Fish Came Cocayannis

    The Lumet

    La Clouzot

    La Loi Pabst

    Baby Kazan

    The 13 Most Beautiful Warhol

    The Three Bogart

    Francis of Curtiz

    The Perry


    The Man Who Had Power Over

    The Spy With The Cold




    Julie Newmar(born August 16, 1933, Los Angeles, California) is an American actress, dancer and singer. Her most famous role is Catwoman in theBatmantelevision series.

    She was born in Los Angeles asJulia Chalene Newmeyer, the eldest of three children born to Don and Helen (née Jesmer) Newmeyer. Her father was head of the Physical Education Department at Los Angeles City College and had played American football professionally in the 1920s with the Los Angeles Buccaneers of the first American Football League. Her brother is John Newmeyer, Harvard Ph.D, a San Francisco-based epidemiologist, author, and Napa Valley winemaker.

    Newmar was a "dancer-assassin" inSlaves of Babylon(1953) and the "gilded girl" inSerpent of the Nile(1953), in which she was clad in gold paint. She danced in several other films, includingThe Band WagonandDemetrius and the Gladiators, and was a ballerina with the Los Angeles Opera. She also worked as a choreographer and dancer for Universal Studios.

    Her first major role, billed as "Julie Newmeyer", was as "Dorcas", one of the brides inSeven Brides for Seven Brothers(1954). Her three minute Broadway appearance as the leggy "Stupefyin' Jones" in the musicalLi'l Abnerin 1956 led to a reprise in the 1959 film version. She was also the female lead in a low-budget comedy,The Rookie. She also featured in many further films including the 1969 production,Mackenna's Gold.

    Newmar had first appeared on Broadway in 1955 inSilk Stockingswhich starred Hildegarde Neff and Don Ameche. She also appeared in the 1961 film,The Marriage-Go-Round, which starred James Mason and Susan Hayward. Newmar developed the role of the Swedish vixen and won a Tony Award for Best Supporting Actress. She later appeared on stage with Joel Grey in the national tour ofStop the World - I Want to Get Offand as "Lola" inDamn Yankees!and "Irma" inIrma La Douce.

    Newmar appeared in a pictorial, in the May 1968 issue ofPlayboymagazine, which featured PlaymateElizabeth Jordan.

    Newmar's fame stems mainly from her television appearances. Her statuesque form made her a larger than life sex symbol, most often cast as a temptress or amazonian beauty, including an early appearance in sexy maid costume onThe Phil Silvers Show. She starred as "Rhoda the Robot" in the TV seriesMy Living Doll(1964–1965), and is known for her recurring role in the 1960s TV seriesBatmanas the Catwoman, the "purrfect" villainess. (Lee Meriwether played Catwoman in the 1966 feature film and Eartha Kitt in the series' final season.) Newmar made her own Catwoman costume—now in the Smithsonian Institution—and placed the belt at the hips instead of the waist to emphasize her hourglass figure.[1]

    In 1962, Newmar appeared twice as motorcycle-riding, free-spirited heiress Vicki Russell onRoute 66, filmed in Tucson, Arizona ("How Much a Pound is Albatross") and in Tennessee ("Give the Old Cat a Tender Mouse"). She guest-starred onThe Twilight Zoneas the devil,F Troopas an Indian princess,Bewitchedas a cat named Ophelia given human form by Endora,The Beverly Hillbillies, andGet Smartas a double agent assigned to Maxwell Smart's apartment posing as a maid. In 1967, she guest-starred as April Conquest in an episode ofThe Monkees, and was a pregnant princess in theStar Trekepisode "Friday's Child". She had guest roles inColumboandThe Bionic Womanduring the 1970s.

    Newmar appeared in several low-budget films during the next two decades. She guest-starred on TV, appearing onThe Love Boat,Buck Rogers in the 25th Century,Hart to Hart,CHiPsandFantasy Island. She was seen in George Michael's video clipToo Funkyin 1992, and appeared as herself in a 1996 episode ofMelrose Place.

    The 1995 filmTo Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmarpays homage to the actress; Newmar herself makes a cameo appearance near the film's end.

    In 2003, Newmar appeared as herself in the TV-MovieReturn to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burtalongside formerBatmanco-stars Adam West, Burt Ward, Frank Gorshin and Lee Meriwether. Julia Rose played Newmar in flashbacks to the production of the TV series. Due to longstanding rights issues over footage from theBatmanTV series, however, only footage of Meriwether taken from the feature film was allowed to be used in the TV movie.

    Fashion designer Thierry Mugler, selected her as his model-muse for the catwalk of his 20 year couture celebration in Paris.

    In the 1970s, Newmar received two US patents for pantyhose and one for a brassiere.The pantyhose were described as having "cheeky derriere relief" and promoted under the name "Nudemar". The brassiere was described as "nearly invisible" and in the style of Marilyn Monroe.

    Newmar began investing in Los Angeles real estate in the 1980s. A women's magazine stated that "Newmar is partly responsible for improving the Los Angeles neighborhoods on La Brea Avenue and Fairfax Avenue near the Grove."

    Briefly engaged to novelist Louis L'Amour in the early 1950s, Newmar married J. Holt Smith, a lawyer, on August 5, 1977 and moved with him to Fort Worth, Texas where she lived until her divorce from Smith in 1984.She has one child, John Jewl Smith, who is deaf and has Down syndrome.

    A legal battle with her neighbor, James Belushi, ended amicably with an invitation to co-star on his sitcomAccording to Jimin an episode ("The Grumpy Guy") that poked fun at the feud. An avid gardener, Newmar initiated at least a temporary ban on leaf blowers with the Los Angeles City Council.

    In 2008, Newmar was diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

    • Just for You(1952)
    • Serpent of the Nile(1953)
    • The Band Wagon(1953)
    • Slaves of Babylon(1953)
    • Demetrius and the Gladiators(1954)
    • Seven Brides for Seven Brothers(1954)
    • Li'l Abner(1959)
    • The Rookie(1959)
    • The Marriage-Go-Round(1961)
    • For Love or Money(1963)
    • Mackenna's Gold(1969)
    • The Maltese Bippy(1969)
    • Up Your Teddy Bear, akaMother(1970)
    • Love Scenes(1984)
    • Evils of the Night(1985)
    • Real Men(1987)
    • Deep Space(1988)
    • Nudity Required(1988)
    • Body Beat(1988)
    • Ghosts Can't Do It(1990)
    • To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar(1995) (cameo)
    • Oblivion 2: Backlash(1996)
    • If... Dog... Rabbit...(1999)

    Television work

    • The Phil Silvers Show(1957) (guest appearance)
    • Route 66(1962) (guest appearances)
    • The Twilight Zone(1963) (guest appearance)
    • My Living Doll(1964–1965) (Golden Globe nomination)
    • F Troop(1966)
    • The Monkees(1966) (guest appearance)
    • Star Trek: The Original Series(1966) (guest appearance)
    • Get Smart(1968) (guest appearance)
    • It Takes a Thief(1968)
    • McCloud(1970) (guest appearance)
    • Bewitched(1971) (guest appearance)
    • The Feminist and the Fuzz(1971)
    • A Very Missing Person(1972)
    • Columbo: Double Shock(1973)
    • Sin, American Style(1974)
    • Jason of Star Command(1978)
    • Buck Rogers in the 25th Century(1979)
    • Return to the Batcave: The Misadventures of Adam and Burt(2003)
    • According to Jim(2006)
    • Batman: The Brave and the Bold(2010)

    (courtesy of Wikipedia)

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