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sheet music for Come and Get It (1936).  There is often music and singing in a Howard Hawks film.  He uses it as a bonding ritual, usually among co-workers.

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Joel McCrae pulling some of Frances Farmer’s taffy in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936)

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Frances Farmer in an original publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).  Frances was born in Seattle and had 21 acting credits, from four films in 1936, to a tv episode in 1959.  Come and Get It was the finest showcase of her talent.

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Frances Farmer and Maddy Christians in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).

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re-release poster for Come and Get It (1936).  As was the case with Samuel Goldwyn’s previous film with Howard Hawks, Barbary Coast, the film was re-titled for re-release.

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front and back of flyer for Come and Get It (1936)

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Frances Farmer and Edward Arnold in Come and Get It (1936), Howard Hawks’ second of four films with producer Samuel Goldwyn.

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Frances Farmer in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).  Howard Hawks said she was the finest pure actress he ever worked with.  This film is the best showcase for her talents, as she plays a mother, and, in a flash forward, her own daughter.

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COME AND GET IT, Director Howard Hawks with cinematographer Gregg Toland and actress Frances Farmer

Howard Hawks and master cinematographer Gregg Toland with Frances Farmer on the set of Come and Get It (1936).

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Edward Arnold as Wisconsin lumber tycoon Barney Glasgow surrounded by some of his workforce in an original publicity still for Come and Get It (1936).

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Walter Brennan, Edward Arnold and Frances Farmer in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936), the second of six films Walt made with Howard Hawks.

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

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Frances Farmer in Come and Get It (1936)

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Walter Brennan in a publicity still for Come and Get It (1936)

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