Julie Harris, stopping her bike on the small-town set of Columbia Pictures’ 1952 drama, The Member of the Wedding, to consult with director Fred Zinneman. Harris would receive a best actress Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Southern teen Frankie Addams in the adaptation of the Carson McCulllers novel. Photo: Van Pelt.
Here’s the snipe: “LAST MINUTE INSTRUCTIONS – Director Fred Zinneman explains the next scene to Julie Harris while locationing at Colusa, California, for The Kramer Company’s ‘The Member of the Wedding,’ for Columbia release, while townsman Samuel Wood, who plays a bit role, looks on. Miss Harris, Ethel Waters and Brandon De Wilde repeat the roles they created on the New York stage.”