The Goddess

Paddy Chayefsky (screenwriter)
John Cromwell (director)
Kim Stanley, Lloyd Bridges (starring)

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1958. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1958 film.

Screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky reportedly modeled the story on the lives of Marilyn Monroe and Ava Gardner, with elements taken from the lives of Joan Crawford and Judy Garland. An in-depth character study of a girl who overcomes her traumatic and bleak childhood and attains her dream of being an adored film star, only to find her personal life miserable and unfulfilled. Featuring an outstanding and primal performance by Kim Stanley in her first film role. Nominated for an Academy Award for Best Screenplay.

Shot on location in Ellicott City, Maryland.

27 x 41 inches. Linen backed and rolled. Near Fine with some professional restoration and repair at the original folds.

[Book #154873]