Monday, April 13, 2015

The Fighting Lady (1944) - (dir: Edward Steichen) Argentine one-sheet

The Fighting Lady (1944) - (dir: Edward Steichen) Argentine one-sheet

This is a 29" x 43" Argentine for the 1944 Edward Steichen U.S. Navy film The Fighting Lady with narration written by John S. Martin and Eugene Ling and narrated in English by Lieutenant Robert Taylor (Charles Boyer did the French narration). Plot summary: Without calling the ship anything other than its movie name The Fighting Lady, this film chronicles the events from July 1943 to June 1944 in the life of aircraft carrier USS Yorktown in its first operations following its commissioning in 1943. This film won the 1944 Academy Award for best documentary feature. The Argentine poster design is derived directly from the US one-sheet.

Cast and crew: Edward Steichen, Eugene Ling, William Wyler, John S. Martin, Charles Boyer, Louis de Rochemont, Robert Taylor, Dixie Kiefer, Eugene Ling, Joseph J. Clark, G.E. we, John S. McCain, John Meehan, E.T. Stover

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