The Great Ziegfeld

N.p. France Presse, 1936. Vintage reference photograph from the 1936 film, showing actresses Diane Cook, Edna Callahan, Hester Deane, and Mary Jane Halsey in a sea of white balloons. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso, along with the stamp of France Presse and Page Illustree.

A dramatization of the rise to fame of Broadway producer and impresario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. An extravagant, runaway production, with a massive budget, lavish sets, and costumes by noted designer Adrian. At the time of its release the film was the longest talking film of the time, running just over three hours. Nominated for seven Academy Awards, winning three, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Luise Rainer.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, lightly toned, with pinholes at the corners.


[Book #156211]