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Robert Bloch

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Description: Elevated view of Robert Bloch at the Gus Marx ad agency. Gauer credits Bloch with changing Marx into a real "nut." Bloch was expecting to inherit the agenc...
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Robert Bloch with Buster Keaton

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Description: Robert Bloch with an aged Buster Keaton.
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Bloch with Infant Daughter

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Description: Robert Bloch lays on his back on a couch while his daughter, Sally Ann Bloch, crawls on his chest.
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Robert Bloch with Fake Nose

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Description: Author Robert Bloch wearing a prosthetic pig-like nose, wig, and makeup.
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Bloch with Special Effects Prosthetics

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Description: Robert Bloch on the set of Strait Jacket, a 1964 film starring Joan Crawford based on a book Bloch wrote. The film's director William Castle is hold...
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Bloch and Gauer with Zeidler

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Description: Harold Gauer, Carl Zeidler, Robert Bloch, and unidentified man (possibly Max Pollack). Both Gauer and Bloch are posing humorously in costumes.
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Robert Bloch's Wedding Photograph

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Description: A burlesque of the Bloch's marriage, taken shortly after the real ceremony. Left to right: Robert Vail, Robert Bloch, and Marion Bloch. Gauer said at the t...
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Bloch on Movie Set

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Description: Robert Bloch sitting on a film set, likely "Straight Jacket" surrounded by film equipment.
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Robert Bloch and Harold Gauer

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Description: Robert Bloch & Harold Gauer play poker sitting at a table strewn with cards and chips.
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Portrait of Robert Bloch: Cowboy

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Description: Bloch dressed as a cowboy.
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Robert Bloch at Table with Janet Leigh

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Description: Robert Bloch (wearing eyeglasses), the author of Psycho, sitting at a table with Janet Leigh. His wife Marion Bloch stands behind him. The man in the bow t...
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Bloch and Gauer with Balloons

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Description: Robert Bloch and Harold Gauer posing indoors, making goofy faces while they hold balloons with faces drawn on them.
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Robert Bloch

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Description: A rare "straight" portrait of author and Gauer friend Robert Bloch, which was taken for a series Gauer called "how they looked then."
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Robert Bloch with Eyeglasses and Cigarette

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Description: Robert Bloch, wearing a suit and tie, is posed with a cigarette in his right hand.
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Bloch in Staged Military Photograph

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Description: Robert Bloch, with cigar, and Robert Vail, holding a pipe. They are both wearing military costumes, staged standing on chairs next to a bed.
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Robert Bloch with Makeup and Wig

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Description: Robert Bloch in front of a drop cloth, wearing a thick layer of white monster makeup and a scary wig over a dark shirt.
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Character Dentist Scene

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Description: While waiting for the dentist, William Powell and Robert Bloch pre-enact the struggle. Both Bloch and Gauer had many medical emergencies in their lives due...
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Character Portrait of Harold Gauer, Robert Bloch, and James Doolittle

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Description: War satire photograph of Gauer, Bloch, and Doolittle.
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Robert Bloch and Milt Gelman Play Pool

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Description: Milt Gelmand and Robert Bloch play a humorous game of pool. From a set of pictures that was eventually sold to Cheers humor magazine.
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Robet Bloch with Picture Frame and Toilet Paper

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Description: Robert Bloch standing in a doorway peers through an ornate picture frame holding a roll of toilet paper in front of his open mouth.

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