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The African Queen Pressbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3865

The official 1951 British pressbook for the movie The African Queen, this pressbook contains blurbs about the actors, pre-written press stories and advance reviews, advance proofs, and publicity displays like posters, banners, and life-size cut-outs from the British Lion Film Corporation.

Dates

  • 1951

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The official 1951 British pressbook for the movie The African Queen, this pressbook contains blurbs about the actors, pre-written press stories and advance reviews, advance proofs, and publicity displays like posters, banners, and life-size cut-outs from the British Lion Film Corporation.

Biographical/Historical Note

The African Queen is a 1951 film based on C. S. Forester's novel of the same name. The film was directed by John Huston, and the screenplay adapted by James Agee, John Collier, and Peter Viertel. The film starred actors Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, and Peter Bull.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480