[RKO] Radio Pictures 1933-1934 British Programme [Program] Annual

London: Radio Pictures Ltd., 1933. First Edition, large quarto. Deluxe annual for RKO Radio Pictures "Radio's 1933-34 British Productions."

An ambitiously designed Pre-Code RKO annual, with various paper stocks and finishes, horizontal and vertical spreads, two and three-page fold-outs, pop-ups, a five-page receding circular die-cut around the RKO Radio Pictures logo, and four sanguine colored conte-style portraits of Constance Bennett, Irene Dunne, Ann Harding, and Katherine Hepburn (with printed signatures) on matte paper. Featuring 52 films including "Son of Kong," "Flying Down to Rio," "Of Human Bondage," "Little Women," and others, a two page full color ad for the "newly perfected Technicolor Process" for a "noteworthy production, soon to be announced," Two Reelers and other shorts, animated cartoons, and a gate fold style fold-out illustration of all the major stars of RKO Radio Pictures of the time.

Beige satin boards with silver cloth spine. 11 x 14 inches. Very Good plus, with some light scuffing, foxing on endpapers, and some separation at spine throughout.


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