Various cities: Various studios, 1951-1964. Collection of 49 vintage still photographs from various film adaptations of Tennessee Williams plays.
All stills are black and white and US issue unless otherwise noted. Included are:
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951, Elia Kazan)
1 press photograph of Marlon Brando and Kim Hunter, with TCF stamp and press notations on the verso.
THE ROSE TATTOO (1955, Daniel Mann).
14 US studio photographs
THE LONG, HOT SUMMER (1958, Martin Ritt)
Collection of 8 British front of house cards. Front-of-house cards are the equivalent of US lobby cards, but the same size as US color stills, and typically have images that do not appear on US lobby cards and stills.
8 x 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Very minor wear at the extremities, about Near Fine overall.
A film based on several literary sources, including William Faulkner's "The Hamlet," Faulkner short stories "Barn Burning" and "Spotted Horses," as well as Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."
SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (1959, Joseph L. Mankiewicz)
1 press photograph of Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift, with press notations on the verso.
6 British front of house cards, with the rating of "X" then in use in Great Britain.
SUMMER AND SMOKE (1961, Peter Glenville)
12 studio still photographs, 2 with press notations on the verso (and 1 on the recto at the margin).
SWEET BIRD OF YOUTH (1962, Richard Brooks).
1 still photograph of Paul Newman and Geraldine Page, with a mimeo ditto-style snipe describing the scene, printed on the verso.
NIGHT OF THE IGUANA (1964, John Huston)
1 still photograph of Richard Burton, grabbing a long blade.