Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1955. Vintage studio still photograph of Lillian Gish and Charles Laughton on the set of the 1955 film. Annotations in holograph pencil, "Library Dell Publishing," "Life Story 1953," and four overlapping "Everett Collection" stamps, all on verso.
Based on the 1953 novel by David Grubb.
Charles Laughton's only directorial credit, with tremendous performances throughout, led by a never-better Robert Mitchum and a resurgent Lillian Gish. Reviled upon its release, but today considered one of the classic noir films of the 1950s.
8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus with light edgewear and faint creasing to margins, bruise to lower right border just touching image.
Complete collation details available on request.
National Film Registry. Criterion Collection 541. Ebert I. Godard, Histoire(s) du Cinema. Grant US. Penzler, 101 Greatest Films of Mystery and Suspense. Rosenbaum 1000. Selby US Masterworks. Spicer US. Silver and Ward US.