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Kenneth Tobey and Margaret Sheridan are a fine Hawksian couple in an original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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The back of this publicity still reads

TT-46—-AFTER THE BATTLE”S OVER—-Doctoring and being doctored after meeting The Thing are (l. to r.) Sally Creighton, William Self, John Dierkes, Dewey Martin, Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, Douglas Spencer and William Neff.  Chinese cook in background is Lee Tung Foo.  It happens in Winchester Pictures’ “The Thing” from another world, which RKO Radio will distribute.

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the scientists are puzzled by The Thing (1951)

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the scientist try to make sense of The Thing (1951)

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Kenneth Tobey and Margaret Sheridan make a fine Hawksian couple of scientists in The Thing (1951)

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Kenneth Tobey and Margaret Sheridan in a publicity still for The Thing (1951).  This is another image I’ve posted before, but it didn’t look this good.

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Kenneth Tobey and Margaret Sheridan make a convincing couple of scientists in an original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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John Ridgeley is in the foreground in this original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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John Ridgeley, Robert Cornthwaite, Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, Douglas Spencer and Dewey Martin are among the scientific research team in an original publicity still for The Thing (1951)

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

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