THE BARKLEYS OF BROADWAY, 1949. Original 1 Sheet (27 x 41” / 89 x 135 cm) folded Movie Poster starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, and Oscar Levant. Directed by Charles Walters with music by George Gershwin. “Joyously Together Again in MGM’s Now Technicolor Musical Hit!” Filmed in Technicolor, “Barkleys of Broadway” was the first movie dynamic dancing duo, Fred and Ginger, filmed together in color, but it was also their last. Judy Garland was the original female lead for the film, but was quickly replaced by Ginger Roger after she was fired from the set due to her frequent absenteeism. The film follows a successful husband-wife musical comedy team, as their, already rocky, marriage is put to the test after the wife receives an offer to become an actress. “Joyously together again in M-G-M’s new Technicolor musical hit”.
This folded poster is in very good original C8 condition. There is some wrinkling throughout the poster, most notably near the top-center edge of the poster, and near the bottom-right corner. There is a small stain at the top-left corner, but the fold lines show minimal wear. We can linen back this poster for an additional $80 upon request or by adding the service to your shopping cart below. We linen back posters in house, please allow a week for this service to be completed. For more information on linen backing please click here.
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Condition C8 – For Sale $675
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