Show Boat

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1951. Collection of eight vintage photographs from the 1951 film, two promotional headshots of Joe E. Brown and eight studio stills, two of which have "PHOTOPLAY MAGAZINE" stamps and cropping annotations on the verso.

Based on the 1927 musical, which was in turn based on Edna Ferber's 1926 novel. A wildly popular MGM musical hit, wherein the daughter of the captain of the Cotton Blossom, a traveling show boat, falls for a roguish, unlucky gambler. Nominated for two Academy Awards. The definitive version of the musical, following adaptations in 1929 and 1936.

Set in and shot on location in Mississippi.

8 x 10 inches. Nine, Near Fine with minor creasing in margins and edge wear. One, Very Good with significant chipping to top right corner. Two have stiffening coating on verso.


[Book #147663]