The Letter

W. Somerset Maugham (play)
William Wyler (director)
Howard Koch (screenwriter)
Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson (starring)

N.p. Vitagraph, Circa 1940. Vintage keybook photograph of L-to-R Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson (back to camera), director William Wyler, and Bette Davis lunching at the Warner Brothers commissary during the filming of the 1940 film. Mimeo snipe on verso.

Claiming self defense after shooting a man (David Newell) she was secretly having an affair with, Leslie Crosbie (Bette Davis) is defended by an increasingly skeptical lawyer (James Stephenson).

Nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Actress, and Best Supporting Actor.

11 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

Selby US. Spicer US. Grant US.

[Book #149144]