BABES ON BROADWAY (1941) by Jacques Kapralik


Babes on Broadway (1941) by Jacques Kapralik. [Hollywood] MGM, 1941. Vintage original 9 x 12″ (22 x 30 cm.) advertising pull-out on cardstock paper, FINE. Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, dir: Busby Berkeley, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

For the industry publication The Lion’s Roar, caricature artist supreme Jacques Kapralik created this art (originally in three dimensions using elements of yarn, fabric, paper, buttons, sequins and miniature creations) to highlight the themes and elements found in the film’s story.

The “let’s put on a show” theme was presented at its most spectacular in this Busby Berkeley extravaganza produced by Arthur Freed. The Lion’s Roar magazine cover, trimmed on verso.

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