CROSSFIRE (1947) Pressbook


[Hollywood]: RKO Radio Pictures, 1947. Vintage original pressbook, printed wrappers, 18 x 12″ (46 x 30 cm.), 16 pp. Folded once horizontally (as issued), VERY GOOD+.

Classic film noir, one of the few noir films of the 40s to be nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.

A story about a serviceman on leave who kills a Jewish man due to anti-Semitic hatred. It was adapted from the Richard Brooks novel The Brick Foxhole ( in which the serviceman kills a gay man, but that was too controversial for a Hollywood studio to contemplate in those days.)

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