Land of the Pharaohs

N.p. Continental Company, 1955. Three vintage keybook photographs of members of the cast and crew on the set of the 1955 film. Holograph annotations and mimeo snipe on the verso of each, with two of the three having keybook hole punches at the left margin (not linen backed, however).

Set in ancient Egypt, Pharaoh Khufu (Jack Hawkins) is set on building an elaborate tomb for himself and his gold after he dies. He takes Vashtar (James Robertson Justice), an indigenous architect, captive and forces him to design the tomb and in trade will set his people free. During the building process Khufu is sent a Cyprian woman (Joan Collins) as a tribute, little does he know she has plans to steal his riches. The film had thousands of extras and was one of Hollywood's largest productions to date.

Shot on location in Egypt.

Two photographs 8 x 11 inches. Near Fine with hole punches in the top margin. One photograph 10 x 8 (25.5 x 20.5) Near Fine.

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[Book #145120]

Price: $325.00