Northwest Passage

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1940. Three vintage photographs of director King Vidor, two on the set and one with his wife, contributing writer Elizabeth Hill, after a day of shooting the 1940 film. Mimeo snipe, holograph annotations and a rubber stamp on the verso of each.

Loosely based on Kenneth Roberts' 1937 novel of the same name. The film gives a partially fictionalized account of the St. Francis Raid, a violent attack on a settlement of the Abenakis tribe, seen by the perpetrators as an act of vengeance for the Abenakis many attacks on British settlers. Nominated for an Academy Award.

10 x 8 inches (25.5 x 20.5 cm). Near Fine.


[Book #145378]

Price: $150.00