“Films for Club Programs”

"An ad which promotes the photography of Peter James Samerjan. The Ad features the work of Peter James Samerjan who was born on September 6, 1917. Samerjan was a highly reputable and well-known Hollywood photographer through the 1940’s to 1960’s. Although, Samerjan focused on advertisement photography, he also enjoyed working as a fashion and advertising illustrator for pin-ups and beach glamour. Many of his photographs earned the cover of a number of publications through the 1940’s and 1950’s. Throughout his successful career he eventually stuck to pin-ups."—Research and scan by Terry Vanatta, Daniel Parise, Joseph Beaghan for Graphic Design Treasure Hunt assignment in Shirin Rabin’s graphic design history course, CalState North, 2016.