Ball of Fire

Howard Hawks (director)
Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett (screenwriters)
Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Dana Andrews, Oskar Homolka (starring)

Culver City, CA: RKO Radio Pictures, 1941. Vintage borderless reference photograph from the 1941 film, showing a gleeful Barbara Stanwyck leading actors Richard Haydn, Oskar Homolka, Leonid Kinskey, Aubrey Mather, S.Z. Sakall, Tully Marshall, and Henry Travers in a conga line. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso.

A group of bachelor professors living together in a New York brownstone have worked for years on a massive encyclopedia of all human knowledge, but find their research disrupted by the arrival of a vivacious nightclub performer (Stanwyck), who needs a place to hide from the police.

Set in New York.

9.25 x 7 inches. Very Good plus, lightly worn to the top left corner and right edge.

National Film Registry. Byrge and Miller, The Screwball Comedy Films. Godard, Histoire(s) du cinema.

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