20th Century


Carole Lombard and John Barrymore in a publicity still for Twentieth Century (1934)


Tiger Shark


theater ad for Tiger Shark (1932)

Rio Lobo

Jack Elam and John Wayne in a screencap from Rio Lobo (1970)

The Prizefighter and the Lady


Max Baer Jr and Myrna Loy in The Prizefighter and the Lady (1933) on the cover of a foreign magazine.

The Criminal Code


worn theater flyer for The Criminal Code (1931) and five big acts

The Crowd Roars


flyer for The Crowd Roars (1932)

His Girl Friday


original presskit for His Girl Friday (1940)

Corvette K225


foreign booklet for Corvette K225 (1943)

Fig Leaves


pre-release flyer for Fig Leaves (1926). Howard Hawks’ second silent film as director, and his oldest surviving film.   His first film, The Road to Glory (1926)  is lost.

The Air Circus


David Rollins is a pilot in training in The Air Circus (1928)

Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks on his wedding day to Nancy Gross on Dec 11, 1941, just four days after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  Gary Cooper stood on for Nancy’s father and gave the bride away.

A Song is Born


Ludwig Stossel in a publicity still for A Song is Born (1948)

A Song is Born


Virginia Mayo looks out her motel window in A Song is Born (1948), Howard Hawks’ first film in color.  His cinematographer was the master Gregg Toland, who had also filmed Hawks’ Come and Get It, The Road to Glory and Ball of Fire.

A Song is Born


cartoon Benny Goodman in a drawing for A Song is Born (1948)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes coffee mug.  A holiday stocking stuffer.