UNMARRIED WOMAN, AN (1978) Press kit


[Hollywood]: Twentieth Century Fox, 1978. Vintage original film press kit, printed portfolio, 12 x 9″ (31 x 23 cm.), with 10 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white print still photos laid in, and fifteen promotional inserts, of between 1 and 3 pp. in length. Some wear to extremities of the printed folder, a few circlings of text in pencil, overall near fine in very good+ printed portfolio wrappers.

Paul Mazursky wrote and directed Jill Clayburgh in this classic feminist film.

Erica is unmarried only temporarily, in that her successful, wealthy husband of seventeen years has just left her for a girl he met while buying a shirt in Bloomingdale’s. This movie shows Erica coming to terms with the break-up, while revising her opinions of herself, redefining that self in its own right rather than as an extension of somebody else’s personality, and finally going out with another man. Erica refuses to drop everything for Saul, an abstract expressionist painter, simply out of love for him, because he expects her to. It is not so much loneliness that is her problem, and the problems that men, flitting around this newly ‘available’ woman like moths round a flame, bring to her sense of independence.” (Wikipedia)

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