National Velvet

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], circa 1944. Original preliminary advertising concept art sketch 1944 family drama, winner of two Academy Awards. Executed in graphite on onion skin paper and mounted on to white paper stock. Includes three finished printed ad mat proofs.

A single draft of a confident ad with a superlative claim, boasting the studio's "sincere belief" that "National Velvet" is "One of the Finest Pictures [MGM] Ever Made." in their twenty-year production history.

13 x 16 inches. Near Fine with single horizontal crease and scant marginal wear.

National Film Registry.

[Book #137115]