Stage Door

N.p. N.p., 1936. Vintage oversize double weight press photograph from the 1936 Broadway play, capturing the entire cast in character in the large room where the entire story takes place. Shot by photographer Alfredo Valente, with his stamp on the verso. Basis for the 1937 film of the same name starring Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, and Adolphe Menjou.

The play, written by George S. Kaufman and novelist Edna Ferber, opened at the Music Box theatre on October 22, 1936 and played for 169 performances through March 1937.

A New York story set at the Footlights Club, a theatrical rooming house in New York. The story's lead is a polished woman who moves into the house and finds herself at odds with the more cynical aspiring actresses who live there.

13.5 x 7 inches. Near Fine.


[Book #137038]

Price: $950.00