Gordon’s uncle, Universal Pictures Director Nat Ross
Gordon’s mother, Rose Zahler, 1920s.
Gordon’s father, Hollywood Musician Lee Zahler, rehearsing actors, probably in the 1930s.
Young Gordon and his father, Lee, late 1930s.
Lee Zahler at one of his earliest films, “Crooked Alley”
Lee at a shoot, rehearing musicians with his side-kick organ
Lee practicing with a sequined Hollywood knockout
Gordon recovering in Sierra Madre
Gordon’s party therapy
Gordon and chums with Nat King Cole
Gordon out, maybe at the Hollywood Bowl seeing the Beatles
Gordon taking first prize portraying Whistler’s Mother
Gordon in front of of a studio dumpster (where he might’ve poached a discarded script)
Gordon on the set of the sewing program that became his breakthrough.
Gordon, aide Jimmy Gillard (and maybe M. Landau) at the “26 Men” wrap party
Gordon and actor/producer Russell Hayden staying abreast of the latest trade news.
Gordon on a European business trip with Jimmy mixing deals and adventure.
Gordon and his future business partner, Walter Lantz, Woody Woodpecker’s creator.
Legendary architect Paul Williams overseeing construction of Gordon’s Blue Jay Way House
Gordon and Judy Mahler on their honeymoon in Santa Barbara
Gordon on a lake in Africa. He preferred safaris
The ’93 Pasadena fire