Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941. n/a.
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941
RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941

RKO Radio Pictures 1940-1941

Los Angeles: RKO, 1940. First edition. Folio. Unpaginated. Brown comb bound leatherette with pictorial paste-down and debossed lettering on cover. Beveled edges. Illustrated endpapers. Handsome production of the RKO annual with President George J. Schaefer's introduction stressing the unwritten law of theater "The Show Must Go On" in view of the outbreak of the war in Europe. Promotional publication commissioned by the studio for distribution to exhibitors, featuring recent and future film projects including Orson Welles' "John Citizen, USA.", the working title and first advertisement for the film Citizen Kane, Carole Lombard and Charles Laughton in "The Other Man," Ginger Rogers in "Kitty Foyle," Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in "Too Many Girls," "Three Girls and a Gob" with Maureen O'Hara which had become the vehicle for Lucille Ball, 18 Walt Disney Single Reel Features, 13 documentaries of the film series "March of Time," and various other productions. Beautifully illustrated with mostly full page duo tone reproductions of film stills and artwork. Includes two large die-cut-color images of the actual books for the literary adaptations "Sister Carrie" and "Kitty Foyle." Some wear to corners, along edges and spine. A rare and handsome piece of movie history in very good condition. Item #41667

Price: $1,250.00

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