Portrait of Jennie

Los Angeles: The Selznick Studio, Circa 1948. Three page post-production Synopsis for the 1948 film, from Selznick Studio Director of Publicity Paul MacNamara, including cast listing and "Suggested Picture Layouts."

Based on the 1940 novella by Robert Nathan. "Portrait of Jennie" was painstakingly developed by Selznick International and then released under the auspices of Vanguard Pictures (to whom Selznick International was sold),"Portrait of Jennie" is a romantic fantasy so strange and concept-driven that it has always eluded mass popularity. Joseph Cotten portrays a struggling artist who becomes enamored with a little girl named Jennie who inexplicably begins to grow to womanhood over a period of weeks. Winner of an Academy Award, nominated for Best Cinematography.

Set in and shot on location in New York and Boston.

Self-wrappers integral with title page, noted as Synopsis. Three leaves, with last page of text numbered 3. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only. Pages Near Fine, bound with single staple in upper left corner.

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