Ed Sorel: Master Illustrator


This three-case exhibition features the original artwork from satirist and cartoonist Edward Sorel's new book, Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936. The book covers the life of famed actress and Maltese Falcon star Mary Astor, and her custody court case that knocked Adolf Hitler and Francisco Franco off the front pages of America's newspapers. Also on display is one case of original material from the Mary Astor collection housed at the Gotlieb Center, which includes personal photographs, production stills, biography drafts and correspondence.

Located in the Gotlieb Memorial Gallery on the first floor of Mugar Memorial Library. The exhibition can be viewed during regular library hours. 

Mary Astor's Purple Diary