Columbia Picture Corporation Ltd Porgy and Bess publicity material

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1 typed sheet on Victoria and Albert museum headed paper for ‘Film Designs for ‘Porgy and Bess’ press review, October 1 1962 and public viewing, October 2 1962 – 20 January 1963:’ Columbia Picture Corporation Ltd publicity material: biographies of Sammy Davis Jr., Dorothy Dandridge, Sidney Poitier, Pearl Bailey and Samuel Goldwyn: ‘Introduction to ‘Porgy and Bess’’ production background: Long Synopsis: ‘George Gershwin and The Birth of a Great Music Drama:’ ‘DuBose Heyward and the writing of ‘Porgy’:’ details of the featuring of ‘Porgy and Bess’ in a BBC Colour TV demo at the 1962 Radio Show: A4 press extract from unidentified publication ‘About the Stars – as People’ featuring 9 cast members. ‘On the Making of the Picture’ on reverse, damaged and mainly illegible