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Behind the Fourth Wall - An exhibition at AFI Silver Theatre March 8 - May 26
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Los Angeles: Paramount, 1949. Original pressbook for the 1949 film noir, "Manhandled," directed by Lewis R. Foster and based on the story "The Man Who Stole a Dream" by L. S. Goldsmith. Written for the screen by Lewis R. Foster and Whitman Chambers and starring Dorothy Lamour, Sterling Hayden, and Dan Duryea. A crooked detective (Dan Duryea) attempts to steal jewels using information supplied by his girlfriend (Dorothy Lamour), a secretary in a psychologist's office. 20 pages, saddle stitched, 12-1/4 x 15 inches. About Near Fine condition with light soiling overall and minute amount of splitting at the center of the hinge fold, but almost no other visible wear. Faint horizontal fold crease at the center of the wrapper and pages. Done in the style of a tabloid newspaper. "Bad-man Dan Duryea at his 'lady-killing' best..." Selby (1984) 254. Silver, pp. 184-185. Lyons, p. 185. [Book #111169]
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