ISLAND IN THE SUN (1957) Set of 3 keybook photos ft. Dorothy Dandridge costume tests

$750.00

[Los Angeles: Twentieth Century Fox, 1957] Set of three (3) vintage original 8 x10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin keybook print still photos.

Interracial relations, racism, politics and murder were the elements of this melodrama set in a fictitious island in the Caribbean. Dorothy Dandridge played the second leading lady and was dressed to the tee by David Folkes.

  • For the airport scene, she was dressed in a smart suit and hat which she tested on 10/4/56. Photo has three-hole punches at left edge indicating its original purpose as part of a keybook of photos for the film. Crease at bottom right of the photo. About fine;
  • For the hotel and car scenes, she was garbed in a day dress, sweater jacket, gloves and purse which she tested on 10/4/56. Photo has three-hole punches at left edge indicating its original purpose as part of a keybook of photos for the film. Crease at bottom left edge of photo. About fine;
  • For the scene in the summer house she wore a formal day dress which she tested on 10/4/56. Photo has three-hole punches at left edge indicating its original purpose as part of a keybook of photos for the film. Crease at bottom right edge of photo. About fine.
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