Hollywood: RKO-Radio, 1938. First edition. Spiral Bound. 4to. Unpaginated (32pp). Original spiral-bound red suede with embossed gold lettering on cover. Inside of front and rear board in black silk-moire. Decorative color tissue-guard protecting first leaf. Colorfully produced RKO exhibitor book for the 1938/39 season, profusely illustrated with color reproductions of drawings & b/w and duo-tone reproductions of photographs printed on high-quality paper with various textures & finishes. Some pages in exquisite fine screen-printing. Includes the classic "Gunga Din" with Cary Grant & Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., "The Mad Miss Manton" with Henry Fonda and Barbara Stanwyck, "Room Service" with the Marx Brothers, pages on Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire, George Stevens, a very young Lucille Ball and many others. Tissue-guard almost detached. Minor staining on top and bottom edge of page with color drawing of Ginger Rogers, otherwise an exceptional copy in fine condition. Scarce. fine. Item #33461
'Gunga Din' Shooting! Cary Crant, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. in Kipling's Panoramic Drama of Fighting Men in Love! (double-page) / Two Leo McCarey Productions / Irene Dunne & Charles Boyer in "Love Match" / Astaire - Rogers will make another great show for you (double-page) / Gregory La Cava, Producer - Director. The Genius of "Stage Door" will make one production / Colbert "Memory of Love" / Marx Bros. "Room Service" (double-page) / Cary Grant & Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Two more big names for RKO Radio Pictures / "The Mad Miss Manton" Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda / Peck's Bad Boy with the Circus / The Night of Jan. 16 / Bobby Green in two Sol Lesser productions / Ginger Rogers in two productions / Virginia City on the Silver Trail (double-page) / 60 Glorious Years [in Technicolor] The great British road show.../ George Stevens, signed as Producer-Director...currently directing "Gunga Din" / "The Saint series" / RKO signs Peter Holden / Victor McLaglen in "Pacific Liner" - Anne Shirley and a stellar cast now forming in "Sorority House" / The first of a new series! Jack Oakie - Lucille Ball in The Affairs of Annabel / Joe Penner in "Mr. Doodle Kicks off' - Harry Carey and a big cast, in Law West of Tombstone / Showmanship features Washington Agent, What's your Number?, A Man to Remember, Beauty for the Asking, The Inside Room, Fugitives for a Night, The Miracle Racket, Five Came Back, Air Pirate, Wildcat Bus / George O'Brien in six big action shows / Walt Disney - The Biggest Name in Show Business Today! For the 1938-39 season there will be 18 Walt Disney Short Features - in Technicolor, 6 will be Special Attractions / Pandro S. Berman in charge of production for 1938-39, 54 features from RKO-Radio.