Archive for Merian C. Cooper

Enchantress of the Hills, Mistress of a Million Moods (April, 1934)

Posted in 1930-1939, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on June 22, 2014 by WB Kelso

 
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Spitfire (1934) (A Pandro S. Berman Production :: RKO Radio Pictures / EP: Merian C. Cooper / P: Pandro S. Berman / D: John Cromwell / W: Jane Murfin, Lula Vollmer (play) / C: Edward Cronjager / E: William Morgan / M: Bernhard Kaun / S: Katharine Hepburn, Robert Young, Ralph Bellamy, Sidney Toler, Will Geer

Second Run Showcase :: A Prehistoric Mountain of Hair and Muscle (August, 1933)

Posted in 1930-1939, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 23, 2014 by WB Kelso

 

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Other Points of Interest:

First run King Kong ads at the Morgue.

Full film review of King Kong at 3B Theater.

The poster campaign for King Kong at the Archive.

King Kong (1933) RKO Radio Pictures / EP: David O. Selznick / P: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack / D: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack / W: James Creelman, Ruth Rose, Edgar Wallace (story) / C: Eddie Linden, Vernon Walker, J.O. Taylor / E: Ted Cheesman / M: Max Steiner / S: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Noble Johnson

Remembering Ray :: Baby Gorilla Reared by Girl Becomes Powder-Keg Pet of Society! (October, 1949)

Posted in 1940-1949, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 12, 2013 by WB Kelso

 

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“I’m another snowball. Willis H. O’Brien started the snowball, then I picked it up, then ILM picked it up and now the computer generation is picking it up. Where it will end, I don’t know.”

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Ray Harryhausen
(1920-2013)

Mighty Joe Young (1949) Argosy Pictures :: RKO Radio Pictures / EP: John Ford / P: Merian C. Cooper / D: Ernest B. Schoedsack / W: Ruth Rose, Merian C. Cooper / C: J. Roy Hunt / E: Ted Cheesman / M: Roy Webb / S: Terry Moore, Ben Johnson, Robert Armstrong, Frank McHugh, Douglas Fowley

Close-Up (1948) Harry Brandt Productions :: Eagle-Lion Films / P: Frank Satenstein / AP: Robert L. Joseph / D: Jack Donohue / W: John Bright, James Poe, Martin Rackin, Max Wilk / C: William Miller / E: Robert Klager / M: Jerome Moross / S: Alan Baxter, Virginia Gilmore, Richard Kollmar, Loring Smith, Phillip Huston

He Comes … Out of the Past … Thundering … Crashing … Uncontrollable…(April, 1933)

Posted in 1930-1939, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 23, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

 

Other Points of Interest:

Full film review of King Kong at 3B Theater.

The poster campaign for King Kong at the Archive.

King Kong (1933) RKO Radio Pictures / EP: David O. Selznick / P: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack / D: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack / W: James Creelman, Ruth Rose, Edgar Wallace (story) / C: Eddie Linden, Vernon Walker, J.O. Taylor / E: Ted Cheesman / M: Max Steiner / S: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Noble Johnson

This Was the Endless Terror of the Nameless Horror-Horde Unknown to Man or Beast Before! (June, 1954)

Posted in 1950-1959, Movie Ads with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 20, 2012 by WB Kelso

 

 

 

 

Other Points of Interest:

Full film review of THEM at the Brewery.

The poster campaign for THEM at the Archive.

THEM (1954) Warner Bros. / P: David Weisbart / D: Gordon Douglas / W: Ted Sherdeman, Russell S. Hughes, George Worthing Yates (story) / C: Sid Hickox / E: Thomas Reilly / M: Bronislau Kaper / S: James Arness, James Whitmore, Edmund Gwenn, Joan Weldon, Onslow Stevens, Sean McClory, Sandy Descher