An original poster announcing performances of 'The Beard' at the California Hall, San Francisco, February 22-26, 1967. THE BEARD.
An original poster announcing performances of 'The Beard' at the California Hall, San Francisco, February 22-26, 1967.

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An original poster announcing performances of 'The Beard' at the California Hall, San Francisco, February 22-26, 1967.

SF: The Bindweed Press, 1967. Printed in dark blue and deep pink on thin cream coloured card stock. 50.7x36cm. SIGNED by Michael McClure in the lower right corner. Illustrated with photographs of Jean Harlow and William H. Bonney ('Billy the Kid'), and lists the cast of McClure's one-act play as Billie Dixon and Richard Bright.

Also prints quotes from Norman Mailer, Kenneth Tynan ("a milestone in the history of heterosexual art"), and Allen Ginsberg ("juicy and exuberant"). The first night was a benefit for the American Civil Liberties Union, and the list of ticket outlets printed in the lower corner includes City Lights, The Psychedelic Shop, and The Rathskeller, a German restaurant in the basement of the California Hall.

Near Fine.

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