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Accession Number: 1986.119.2

Physical Description: Movie theater lobby card for “Splendor in the Grass.” Color print of an older man and a young blonde woman standing in front of an ornate desk. The man points his finger accusingly at the woman, who holds a ukulele. Movie information in black, orange and blue at bottom margin.

History of Object: ?Splendor in the Grass? lobby card urchased from Reel Memories, a Wichita-based film memorabilia store. The screenplay for the 1961 film was written by William Inge and based on his personal experience growing up in Independence, Kansas. .

Date: 1961

Dimensions (in cm): 28.00 (H) 35.70 (W)

Marks/Inscriptions: [printed at bottom] ELIA KAZAN?S / PRODUCTION OF / SPLENDOR / in / the / GRASS / THE FIRST PLAY / WRITTEN ESPCIALLY / FOR THE SCREEN BY / WILLIAM INGE / starring / Natalie Wood / with PAT HINGLE / AUDREY CHRISTIE / and introducing / Warren Beatty / in his very first picture / --a very special star! / TECHNICOLOR / From WARNER BROS // [printed at bottom right] 61/268 //

Index Terms

Associations and Subjects

    Individual: Inge, William
    Theme/topic: Splendor in the grass (Motion picture)
    Theme/topic: Motion pictures
    Individual: Wood, Natalie, 1938-1981
    Individual: Hingle, Martin Patterson, 1924-2009
    Individual: Beatty, Warren, b.1937

Creators and Contributors

    Inge, William
    Warner Brothers Pictures
    National Screen Service Corporation

Status: Cataloged

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