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RKO Radio Pictures 1939/1940


Published by NP, [Hollywood], 1939
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Folio. Unpaginated (56pp). Spiral-bound cream cloth with lettering and RKO emblem stamped in gold and black on front cover. Rare RKO catalogue announcing their movies for the 1939/40 season. Films: Vigil in the Night. Anne of Windy Poplars. Fifth Avenue Girl. The Flying Deuces. Abe Lincoln in Illinois. Distant Fields. The American Way. The Man who Lost Himself. Father Damien. The Kind Men Marry. Reno. Marines in the Air. Schooldays. The Swiss Family Robinson. African Intrigue. Deerslayer. The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Little Orvie. Nurse Edith Cavell. Ivanhoe. Passport to Life. Full Confession. Allegheny Frontier. Dr. Christian. Chasing Rainbows. Cross-Country Romance. Kitchener. The Ramparts we Watch. Scattergood Baines. Queen of Destiny. The Day the Bookies Wept. Men Against the Sky. The Saint Series. Three Sons. Child of Divorce. The March of Time. Additional pages with announcements of upcoming George O'Brien Westerns, Two-Reel Comedies, Walt Disney Productions, RKO Pathé News, as well as b/w reproductions of photographs and drawings of producers, directors and actors of RKO Pictures such as Harold Lloyd, George Stevens, Lee Marcus, Leslie Howard, Max Gordon, Gregory La Cava, Leo McCarey, Carson Kanin, Cary Grant, Carole Lombard, Ginger Rogers, Laurel & Hardy, Richard Dix, Anna Neagle, Victor McLaglen, Jean Hersholt, a young Lucille Ball, George Sanders, John Wayne, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Anne Shirley, Edgar Kennedy, Leon Errols, Ray Whitley, and others. Printed on high-quality card stock. "RKO Radio Pictures looks to the year of 1939-40 as the greatest in its history, evidence of which is proudly presented on the following pages. Emerging from the restraints of a long period of reorganization. RKO Radio Pictures turns its whole attention and will in one direction - toward the making of better motion pictures - with confidence in its destiny to lead the way and take its rightful place in the industry of which we are all proud. To inaugurate the new picture company, vision, experience and the utmost in human endeavor have combined during the past six months to produce the best from all departments. Now we are happy to announce the most important plans and pictures for the new season ever offered by this company.George J. Schaefer, President." Staining on boards, bottom corners bumped, otherwise a tight copy with interior in near fine condition. Scarce. Bookseller Inventory # 25716

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Title: RKO Radio Pictures 1939/1940

Publisher: NP, [Hollywood]

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Spiral Bound

Book Condition:vg

Edition: First edition.

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