Flying Down to Rio
Starring: Dolores Del Rio, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire
Sold: November 2008
Description: One sheet (27" x 41"), Very Fine/Near Mint
Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers danced the Carioca in this Merian C.
Cooper musical production, and a world-famous dance team was born.
The poster is one of the rarest in the
collecting hobby, with only a handful of the U.S. domestic style known to
exist. An international variation is more common, with artwork altered to
show less skin on the female figures.
Source: "Collectible Movie Posters"; Jim Halperin and Hector Cantu, editors; Whitman Publishing, LLC
Courtesy of Whitman Publishing, LLC