Promotional broadside for film "Captains Courageous"

photographs & ephemera

circa 1937
overall: 12-1/4 x 9-1/4 in.

Promotional broadside for film "Captains Courageous"; poster with color print on front depicting characters Harvey Cheyne Jr., Manuel, Captain Disko Troop, and Cheyne's mother and the Gloucester fishing schooner WE'RE HERE (fictional boat); printed on bottom "Toward fame and fortune it comes, blazing the film horizons/ 'CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS'"; on back black, white and green vignette depicting character Manuel and Harvey Cheyne Jr. and WE'RE HERE; printed on back "VICTOR FLEMING'S PRODUCTION OF/ RUDYARD KIPLING'S MASTERPIECE/ CAPTAINS/ COURAGEOUS/ A GREAT MOMENT HAS COME/ IN THE HISTORY OF THE SCREEN!/ The power and poignancy of Rudyard Kipling's/ stirring novel have been so realistically cap-/ tured by the magic of the M-G-M cameras that/ this picture is destined for a fame exceeding/ that of any entertainment in your memory./ The Cast: Freddie BARTHOLOMEW · Spencer TRACY/ Lionel BARRYMORE · Melvyn DOUGLAS/ A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture · Directed by Victor Fleming · Produced by Louis D. Lighton".


Related Subjects

Sea stories
Adventure stories
Boats and boating in motion pictures
Motion pictures