FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH
FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH
FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH
FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH
FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH
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FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,600 GBP

FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH

Estimate: 1,000 - 1,600 GBP

Lot Details

Description

FLYING DOWN TO RIO (1933) KINEMATOGRAPH WEEKLY ADVERTISEMENT, BRITISH 

UK release 27th August 1934 


Unframed: 43 x 56 cm (17 x 22 in.)

Framed: 57.8 x 70.8 cm (22¾x 27¾in.)


The legendary dancing partnership between Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire began with this film, a charming musical about an ill-starred romance. Though they only had supporting roles, Astaire and Rogers stole the show with their quick-stepping, jazzy number ‘Carioca’. In 1933, the United States was still in the midst of the Great Depression, and the infectious exuberance of Astaire and Rogers’s performance could not have failed to lift the audience’s spirits. Their vivacious dancing was such a delight to watch it prompted a series of nine collaborations in only six years, earning both Astaire and Rogers enduring fame and recognition. It is exceptionally rare to find this larger format trade advertisement. No British poster on this title has ever surfaced.



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Condition Report

Paper-backed and conservation framed with UV plexiglass. Excellent condition with the colours remaining very bright. Very minor restoration to the centre fold.


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