1947 · Culver City, CA
by [Welles, Orson] Levin, Henry (director); Lenore Coffee (story); Louella MacFarlane, Allen Rivkin, Devery Freeman (screenwriter); Rosalind Russell, Melvyn Douglas, Sid Caesar, Betsy Blair (starring)
Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1947. Vintage photograph of director Charles Vidor and stars Rosalind Russell and Melvyn Douglas speaking to Orson Welles on the set of the 1947 film. Welles was directing the classic Columbia Pictures film, "The Lady from Shanghai" at the same time. Mimeo snipe and agency stamps on the verso.
Janet Ames (Rosalind Russell) seeks out five soldiers who her husband sacrificed his life for during World War II. After suffering a serious injury she meets Smithfield "Smitty" Cobb (Melvyn Douglas) who helps her find the men her husband saved, though he does not tell her he is one of them. He tries to help her reconcile her pain and guilt, while he treats his own pain from the war with heavy drinking.
8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.
(Inventory #: 144819)