Come and Get It

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Come and Get It was Howard Hawks’ third release of 1936, after Ceiling Zero and The Road to Glory.  His next film would be Bringing Up Baby in 1938.

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original window card for Come and Get It (1936)

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Come and Get It, Howard Hawks’ second film for producer Samuel Goldwyn, premiered Nov 6, 1936 in Portland, Oregon, and Seattle, although the still exciting logging scenes were set in Wisconsin, and filmed in Idaho.  It was Hawks’ 21st film.

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Frances Farmer in an original publicity still as Lotta Morgan and her own daughter Lotta Bostrom. in Come and Get It (1936)  Howard Hawks said she was the finest actress he worked with.  Her mistreatment in Hollywood was well documented by Jessica Lange in Frances (1982).

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Walter Brennan, Edward Arnold and Frances Farmer in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).

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Joel McCrae and Frances Farmer make taffy candy in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).   Does anyone still make it?  All I know is that “salt water taffy” was a treat.

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Walter Brennan as Swan Bostrom with his pet owl in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).  It was his second of six films with Howard Hawks.

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re-release lobby card for Come and Get It (1936), re-named Roaring Timber

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Edward Arnold and Frances Farmer in Come and Get It (1936)

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Frances Farmer and Joel McCrae in an original publicity still for Come and Get It (1936)

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foreign poster for Come and Get It (1936)

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Andrea Leeds in an original publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).  Andrea was born in Butte, Montana, and had 25 acting credits, from an uncredited bit in 1933, to 1940.  In 1938 her fiancee died and Andrea lost interest in acting.  She gave up acting completely in 1940 when she married a horse breeder, raising a family and supporting the family business.  They were married until his death in 1962.  Andrea died of cancer in 1984, at the age of 69.

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Walter Brennan, Frances Farmer and Edward Arnold dining in a scene from Come and Get It (1936)

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Andrea Leeds in an original publicity still for Come and Get It (1936)

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Boss Edward Arnold confronts one of his laborers on the job in a scene from Come and Get It (1936)