Los Angeles: United Artists, 1953. Original pressbook for the 1953 film, "99 River Street," directed by Phil Karlson, written for the screen by Robert Smith, and starring John Payne, Evelyn Keyes, Brad Dexter, and Peggie Castle. A former professional fighter (John Payne) is framed for the murder of his unfaithful wife (Peggie Castle) by her lover (Brad Dexter). With the help of an aspiring actress (Evelyn Keyes), he must clear his name before the killer flees the country. 11 pages, saddle stitched, 11 x 17 inches. Faint horizontal fold crease at the center of the wrapper and pages. Near Fine condition, starting (only slight) at the hinge fold. Laid in is four-page supplement on newsprint in Fine condition. "A compelling and unusual film" that has been rediscovered as one the late classics of the noir cycle.
Grant, p. 463. Lyons, p. 190. Silver, pp. 211-212. Selby Canon, p. 89.