The Talk of the Town

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1942. Collection of seven vintage keybook photographs from the 1942 film. Mimeo snipe and "Approved Advertising Advisory Council Apr 21 1942 Hollywood" stamp on verso of each.

Political activist Leopold Dilg (Cary Grant) is framed when a lumber mill burns down and a man is killed. Escaping prison, he hides out in former schoolmate (and sweetheart), Nora Shelley's (Jean Arthur) house, currently being rented to the newly arrived law professor Michael Lightcap (Ronald Coleman).

Nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematography.

Set in fictional Lochester, New England.

8 x 11 inches, images 4.5 x 3.5 inches. Near Fine.

Byrge & Miller, The Screwball Comedy Films: A History and Filmography (1934-1942).

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