Sunday, November 25, 2007

Past Glam: Ziegfeld's "Rio Rita", 1927

Rio Rita was a musical comedy produced by Florenz Ziegfeld (of the Ziegfeld Follies fame) in 1927. The show ran from from 1927-1928, and was turned into a Hollywood movie musical in 1929 by RKO. This cover art is by Henry Clive, originally an Australian illustrator, whose career in America spanned from the early 1920's to the 1950s.

Photo source: University of New Hampshire, Alvah Sulloway Collection

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