Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe and Elliot Reid in an original publicity still for Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953)


The Thing

The back of this publicity still reads


John Ridgely, Dewey Martin, Kenneth Tobey, Robert Cornthwaite and Douglas Spencer search for an awesome creature in this scene from Howard Hawks’ “The Thing” which is distributed by RKO Radio.

TT34                        22571     (with a red stamp from) Cleveland Press

A Song is Born

Mary Field once again plays benefactor Miss Totten in Howard Hawks’ remake of Ball of Fire, A Song is Born (1948).

Corvette K225

Barry Fitzgerald is one of the Canadian sailors in Corvette K225 (1943), a middling Howard Hawks entertainment.

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.