[Original Studio Pressbook for:] THE PURPLE PLAIN.

[Los Angeles]: United Artists, [1954]. 16 pp. Folio, (17 X 11 inches). Highly pictorial self-wrappers Heavily illustrated. Folded, with clean partial splits to spine, else very good. Item #WRCLIT70744

A pressbook for the US distribution of Eric Ambler's adaptation to the screen of H. E. Bates's 1947 novel. Directed by Robert Parrish, the film stars Gregory Peck supported by Win Min Than, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Lee, and Morris Denham, et al. Filmed in Sri Lanka, Peck portrays an embittered bomber pilot who lost his wife in a Luftwaffe air raid, and is acting on a death wish.

Price: $40.00