Raintree County scrapbook, 1956-1957.


Raintree County scrapbook, 1956-1957.

This scrapbook, compiled by Danville youth John Spath, documents the filming and premier of RAINTREE COUNTY. Included are a synopsis of the film, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer press book, a map showing movie locations and historic sites, a movie poster, magazine articles, and newspaper clippings. Also included are publicity photographs and Spath's personal snapshots of the actors on the set of the film. Also present are programs for the Louisville premiere, and an invitation to a premiere dinner welcoming the film's stars.

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