Corvette K225

print ad for Corvette K225 (1943)

Corvette K225

original lobby card for Corvette K225 (1943)

Corvette K225

Noah Beery Jr in an original lobby card for Corvette K225 (1943).  Noah first appeared in a Howard Hawks film in 1933, but his scenes in Viva Villa were deleted.  Noah was actually seen in Howard’s Only Angels Have Wings, Sergeant York and Red River.

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Randolph Scott and director Richard Rosson in an original publicity still for Corvette K225 (1943).  Richard had 23 director credits from 1917 to this, his final film.  His only other notable credits are uncredited work of Howard Hawks’ Scarface, Today We Live and the logging scenes in Come and Get It.

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original lobby card for Corvette K225 (1943), Howard Hawks’ first film at Universal Studios.

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The back of this publicity still reads

E.R.P.44                  ‘CORVETTES IN ACTION’                  UNIVERSAL

There’s nothing more invigorating than a frolic in Southern California’s snowclad mountains away from the camera chores in filmdom.  Ella Raines, recent graduate from University of Washington, who is making her screen debut in Howard Hawks’ “Corvettes in Action,” at Universal Studios, is shown at a ski outing.

The name was changed to Corvette K-225 upon release.

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Ella Raines was another Howard Hawks discovery in Corvette K225 (1943), but the romance with Randolph Scott was routine and had none of the usual Hawks chemistry.

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screencap from Corvette K225 (1943)

Corvette K225

Barry Fitzgerald is one of the crew in a screencap from Corvette K225 (1943), a film produced by Howard Hawks and directed by Richard Rosson.  This was his final of 21 director credits dating back to 1917.  He also contributed to Hawks’ Scarface, Today We Live and Come and Get It.

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action scene from Corvette K225 (1943), Howard Hawks’ production for Universal Studios.

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Randolph Scott on board the Canadian war ship the Corvette K225 (1943)

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Fuzzy Knight and James Brown in an original publicity still for Corvette K225 (1943)

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foreign poster for Corvette K225 (1943) “from the creator of Sergeant York and Air Force.”

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Barry Fitzgerald makes eye contact with Randolph Scott on board the Canadian war ship the Corvette K225 (1943)

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behind the scenes of Corvette K225 (1943)