Jean Pierre Aumont "FIGURE OF A GIRL" Lilli Palmer 1949

This is a rare single page advertising handbill (flyer) promoting the two-week, Pre-Broadway tryout of the PHILIP BARRY play "FIGURE OF A GIRL" at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia beginning January 24th, 1949. (The production would be retitled "MY NAME IS AQUILON" before opening February 9th, 1949 at the Lyceum Theatre in New York City where it would close after only 31 performances.) ..... The play starred JEAN PIERRE AUMONT and LILLI PALMER and featured ARLENE FRANCIS, PHYLLIS KIRK, DONALD HAMMER, ANNA MINOT (replaced out-of-town by DOE AVEDON), LAWRENCE FLETCHER, LOUIS BOREL and RICHARD HEPBURN ..... CREDITS: Book by PHILIP BARRY; Adapted from "L' Empereur de Chine" by JEAN PIERRE AUMONT; Sets designed by STEWART CHANEY; Costumes designed by VALERIAN; Directed by ROBERT B. SINCLAIR; Produced by THE THEATRE GUILD ..... Advertising handbills (heralds) were distributed or inserted into the playbills of other productions to help generate ticket sales for upcoming shows and events. This single page, two-sided handbill measures 6" X 9" inches and includes a photo of the two stars and production credits on the front and promotional text on the backside ..... CONDITION: With the exception of minor soiling along the right edge, this rare handbill is in excellent condition and will make a wonderful addition to the collection of ... read more