The Thing

The back of this publicity still reads

THE THING

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

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Margaret Sheridan and Kenneth Tobey in an original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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Robert Cornthwaite, Margaret Sheridan, Kenneth Tobey and an unidentified scientist in a 1954 re-release publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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autographed publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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Kenneth Tobey tries to make sense of strange happenings in The Thing (1951)

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another Hawks work crew in The Thing (1951), this one featuring Kenneth Tobey, Dewey Martin and Robert Cornthwaite.   Margaret Sheridan is probably busy making coffee.  🙂

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Robert Cornthwaite, Margaret Sheridan and Kenneth Tobey in an original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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The back of this publicity still reads

TT-67   –  CROWDING COCKPIT….of C-48 for scene in Winchester Pictures’ “The Thing” from another world are (l. to r.) James Young, Robert Nichols, Douglas Spencer and Kenneth Tobey.  RKO Radio distributes the film.

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original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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Kenneth Tobey is armed and ready to do battle against The Thing (1951)

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Kenneth Tobey plugs in for an electric shave in a screencap from The Thing (1951).

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The typical Howard Hawks work group in The Thing (1951) features a woman.  There were no tuna fisherwomen in Tiger Shark (1932) or lumber jills in Come and Get It (1936), though.

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original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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Kenneth Tobey in a publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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the work team has a disagreement about The Thing (1951) they discovered in the Arctic while doing their scientific research