Pressbook for the world premiere of Laurence Olivier's 1951 film 'Richard III', starring himself, Cedric Hardwicke, and John Gielgud. The pressbook opens with a drawing of Laurence Olivier by the artist Molly Bishop, and a photograph portrait of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. It also contains advertisements for brands such as Yardley perfume, the Northern Transport Agency Limited, and Kodak film; a programme and order of events for the premiere; the cast list and technical credits, including Pamela Davies as Continuity; patrons, and acknowledgements from the President, Trustees, and Committee of King George's Pension Fund for Actors and Actresses.

Item number 72783
Category Pressbook
Type Film Publicity
Language English

Part of the Bill Douglas and Peter Jewell Collection