The Petrified Forest

New York: Broadhurst Theatre, 1935. Vintage program for the 1935 Broadway play, which premiered on January 7, 1935 at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran until June, totaling 197 performances.

Actor Humphrey Bogart's first major theatrical role. Based on the story of John Dillinger, the notorious criminal declared "Public Enemy Number One" by J. Edgar Hoover. Basis for the 1936 Archie Mayo film, starring Bogart and Leslie Howard (who returned to portray their characters on the screen) and Bette Davis.

Set in Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.

9 x 12 inches, in wrappers. About Near Fine, with pinholes at the corners and an owner name on the top corner of the front wrapper.

[Book #156264]