On The Beach

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1959. Vintage press photograph of director Stanley Kramer and actors Gregory Peck, Ava Gardner, and Fred Astaire on the set of the 1959 film. With holograph annotations on the verso.

Based on Nevil Shute's 1957 post-apocalyptic novel, set in 1964, about a nuclear submarine that survives the war. Commander Dwight Lionel Towers (Peck) confirms that the world has been destroyed and the nuclear dust is coming to Australia. He befriends the free-spirited Moira (Gardner), and together with his men, head to San Diego, following faint radio signals.

Shot on location in Australia and California.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #144687]

Price: $300.00