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Geraldine Page Laurence Harvey "Summer And Smoke" 1961 Color Photo Signed Autograph

Page, Geraldine Laurence Harvey Summer And Smoke 1961 Color Photo Signed Autograph
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Page, Geraldine Laurence Harvey "Summer And Smoke" 1961 Color Photo Signed Autograph
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Page, Geraldine Laurence Harvey Summer And Smoke 1961 Color Photo Signed AutographPage, Geraldine Laurence Harvey Summer And Smoke 1961 Color Photo Signed AutographPage, Geraldine Laurence Harvey Summer And Smoke 1961 Color Photo Signed Autograph
This item is an 8" X 10",original color publicity photo from the 1961 Paramount Movie-"Summer And Smoke". The movie stars Geraldine Page and Laurence Harvey and they are featured in an original scene. The photo was probably given out to movie theatres as the bottom of the photo has copyright information and a special number 61/263. This photo was not available for retail sale.Tennessee Williams' Broadway play Summer and Smoke (expanded from his one-act piece Eccentricities of a Nightingale) was brought to the screen by adaptors James Poe and Meade Roberts and director Peter Glenville. Geraldine Page repeats her stage role as minister's daughter Alma Winemiller, who lives a spinsterish existence in her WWI-era Mississippi home town. Though her hateful mother (Una Merkel) has nothing but nasty things to say about men, Alma carries a torch for her handsome next-door neighbor and lifelong friend, Dr. John Buchanan (Laurence Harvey). The doctor prefers the companionship of Rosa (Rita Moreno), a "wrong side of the tracks" girl who is as open and freewheeling as Alma is shy and repressed. Desperate for Buchanan's attention, Alma begins behaving with uncharacteristic affection towards him. He misreads her signals and attempts to seduce her. Already on the edge, Alma goes ballistic, literally running out of Buchanan's life. When the doctor throws an engagement party for himself and Rosa, the neurotic Alma tells Buchanan's father (John McIntire) that a wantonly immoral get-together is taking place in the doctor's home--an act of vengeance that has long-range tragic consequences. By film's end, the previously strait-laced Alma, unhinged by previous events, has become as misguidedly passionate as her spiritual sister, A Streetcar Named Desire's Blanche DuBois. Summer and Smoke earned Academy Award nominations for both Geraldine Page and Una Merkel; while Merkel would never win an Oscar, Ms. Page finally collected her statuette for 1985's A Trip to Bountiful. The photo has been autographed on the front by Geraldine Page in red and Laurence Harvey in blue fountain pen.............BOTH PHOTO AND AUTOGRAPHS ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION................