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capote   T.C. photographed by William S. Paley.  
 
Truman photographed in New Orleans in 1947 by Henri Cartier-Bresson; copyright © 1995 Henri Cartier-Bresson/ Magnum Photos, Inc.   Truman Capote
 
Candice Bergen   Candice Bergen at Truman Capote's private, masked Black and White Ball in the Plaza Hotel in NYC. Copyright © Henry Grossman/ Time Inc. Picture Collection.  
 
Marisa Berenson and escort, at the Black and White Ball. Copyright © Henry Grossman.   at the ball  
 
Truman at the Ball   Truman and Katherine Graham, the guest of honor at his Black and White Ball. Copyright © Henry Grossman.  
 
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mailer. Copyright © Henry Grossman.   Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mailer  
 
Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra   Mia Farrow and Frank Sinatra. Copyright © Elliott Erwitt/ Magnum Photos Inc.  
 
The dance floor at the Black and White Ball. Copyright © Elliott Erwitt/ Magnum Photos Inc.   dance floor  
 
Penelope Tree   Penelope Tree. Copyright © Henry Grossman.  
 
One of Truman's early manifestations of his impish side was to leap into the air and cry out, "I'm beside myself!" He was not above involving others in unconventional behavior. T.C. portrait by Cecil Beaton, Tangiers 1949; courtesy of Sotheby's London.   leaping truman  
 
Studio 54   Truman does his version of a fan dance to the disco beat at the legendary Studio 54. Copyright © UPI/Corbis-Bettman.  
 
Copyright © Jill Krementz.   dapper truman  
 
with gore vidal and tennessee williams   Truman with Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams. Photo by Jo Healy, courtesy of Erin Clermont, 1948.  
 
    pensive  
 
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