D.O.A. (1950) Pressbook$300.00
Vintage original pressbook, folio, pictorial wrappers, 17 x 11″ (43 x 28 cm.), 16 pages, USA. Edmond O’Brien, Luther Adler, dir: Rudolph Mate; United Artists. The back cover is loose for the lower part of the spine. This file copy was stored folded and has two punch holes along the spine which go through the edge of each page. Near fine.
The classic film noir about a man who is seeking to learn, before his imminent death, who poisoned him (with a deadly drink spiked with radioactive iridium) and why.
Within this pressbook are many clever magazine, newspaper and poster layouts utilizing the unique title. There are fashion tie-ins featuring leading lady Pamela Britton, prewritten articles, synopses and a variety of stills.