1926 TELL IT TO THE MARINES pressbook withpremiere theater item Lon Chaney
[LON CHANEY; TELL IT TO THE MARINES MOVIE PRESSBOOK, 1926, with EMBASSY THEATRE PAMPHLET where the movie premiered] TELL IT TO THE MARINES STARRING LON CHANEY, published by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture, 1926, original pressbook, 9 x 12, 20 pages including covers/wraps, with 4-1/4" x 5-3/4", 4-page pamphlet for the film from the Embassy Theatre at Broadway and 46th Street (New York City) where the film premiered on December 23, 1926, with a diagram of the theater on the back page; full title of the pressbook on page 3 facing a full-page photo of Lon Chaney in Marine uniform: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents Lon Chaney in Tell It to the Marines with Eleanor Boardman, William Haines, and Carmel Myers, A George Hill Production, Screen Play by E. Richard Schayer, Titles by Joe Farnham, Directed by George Hill. A Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture, Production and Music Score by Major Edward Brown, David Mendoza, and William Axt; RARE , no copies found for sale and none recorded at WorldCat/OCLC (4/8/21) ; NOTICE ON TELL IT TO THE MARINES AND ITS PREMIERE AT THE EMBASSY THEATER IN LOEWS WEEKLY, Dec. 1926: TWO M-G-M SPECIALS OPEN ON BROADWAY NEXT WEEKTell It To The Marines" and "Fire Brigade Mark Great Advance in Co-operation, Between Film Companies and Government AgenciesILLUSTRATING more effectively and more comprehensively than ever before what can be accomplished by intimate cooperation in picture-making between a film company and government or civic agencies, Tell It To The Marines and The Fire Brigade, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's two new specials, will strike a new note in film annals when they have their premieres on Broadway in the near future. The Fire Brigade comes to the Central Theatre Monday evening, December 20, while Tell It To The Marines has its premiere at the Embassy Theatre, Thursday, Dec. BOTH of these feature photo-plays were made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer with the detailed assistance of, in one case, the United States Marine Corps, and in the other, the fire chiefs of the nation. This unique aid rendered it possible to make these pictures absolutely true in every respect to the backgrounds with which they were concerned LON CHANEY, who, for once, plays his role without a make-up , is supported by William Haines and Eleanor Boardman in Tell It To The Marines. Quoted from LOEW'S WEEKLY, ISSUED FREE TO LOEW PATRONS, Vol. 14 at The Silent Film Still Archive website /// CONDITION: pressbook very good, overall light normal wear including light furls at some page corners, minor edgewear, light age-toning, horizontal midfold (now faint) as folded by previous owner, and most notably 4-1/4 horizontal tear at mid page of last leaf/pages 19-20 and pencil notes of names of group going together to see the film with the date March 4, 1927 less than three months after the movie premiered and very extra special time / Embassy Theatre small 4-page brochure near fine, faint paperclip indentation where it had been clipped to the pressbook. The item "1926 TELL IT TO THE MARINES pressbook withpremiere theater item Lon Chaney" is in sale since Sunday, April 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Pressbooks\Pre-1940". The seller is "henryberry2" and is located in Southport, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Object Type: Pressbook
- Industry: Movies
- Year: Pre-1940
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Modified Item: No