Guys and Dolls

Joseph L. Mankiewicz (director, screenwriter)
Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine (starring)
Ben Hecht (screenwriter)
Abe Burrows, Jo Swerling (book)
Frank Loesser (music)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], Circa 1955. Vintage reference photograph taken on the set of the 1955 film, showing director Joseph L. Mankiewicz talking with dance director Michael Kidd and actress Vivian Blaine between takes. Printed mimeo snipe affixed to the verso.

Based on the 1950 Broadway musical, in turn based on Damon Runyon's short stories "The Idyll of Miss Sarah Brown" and "Blood Pressure." A gambler wins a bet that he can get a Christian missionary to travel with him to Havana, where the pair begin to fall for each other. Nominated for four Academy Awards.

Set in New York and Havana.

10 x 8 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #156635]