Douglas Sirk and Cornel Wilde on the set of "Shockproof"

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1949. Vintage studio still photograph of director Douglas Sirk working on the set of the 1949 film noir.

A wonderful photograph of the entire crew shooting a scene where Cornel Wilde and Patricia Knight are parting at an airport. Sirk is standing on a crane support at the left, and cinematographer Charles Lawton, Jr. is seated just below. A key American noir, from an original screenplay by Samuel Fuller.

Shot on location throughout Los Angeles, and notably in the Bradbury Building on Broadway, now an architectural landmark originally built in 1893 by Los Angeles mining millionaire Lewis L. Bradbury and designed by George Wyman.

In a custom, museum-quality frame, archivally mounted, with UV glass. 7 x 9 inches, borderless, with a studio stamp and a mimeograph snipe on the verso. Near Fine.

Hardy, The BFI Companion to Crime. Selby US. Silver Classic Noir. Spicer US.

[Book #133084]

Price: $450.00