Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1942. Vintage borderless reference photograph of director Cecil B. DeMille laughing with actress Paulette Goddard, in the process of getting her hair curled for a scene, on the set of the 1942 film. With a printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of still photographer G.E. Richardson.
From the archive of film historian and author Joel Finler.
Based on the 1941 novel by Thelma Strabel, which was originally serialized in The Saturday Evening Post in 1940. In 1840s Florida, a marine salvage businesswoman falls in love with a shipwreck survivor, but their romance is complicated by the advances of the head of a steamship company. Director DeMille's second feature film in color, hugely successful upon release.
Set in the Florida Keys.
9.5 x 7.75 inches. Very Good plus, lightly creased, with toning to the right portion of the image.