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1941 Ad RKO Father Takes a Wife Gloria Swanson Menjou - ORIGINAL RKO2

1941 Ad RKO Father Takes a Wife Gloria Swanson Menjou - ORIGINAL RKO2

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"Father Takes a Wife"

This is an original 1941 double-page color promotional ad for the RKO comedy "Father Takes a Wife," directed by Jack Hively, produced by Lee Marcus, screen play by Dorothy and Herbert Fields, and starring Gloria Swanson, Adolphe Menjou, with John Howard, Desi Arnez, Helen Broderick, and Florence Rice.

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptionally rare and exclusive collection of lithographed promotional flyers from RKO (Radio-Keith-Orpheum) Pictures in 1941 for the 1941-1942 film season. Lithographed on both sides of heavy laid paper stock and bound, the flyers were sent to theatre owners and industry executives. These stunning flyers are exceptional in their quality, color saturation, production, and condition. This is a wonderful opportunity to own an original piece of movie history from the fabulous "Golden Age of Hollywood."


This 70+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage. Magnificently preserved.

  • Product Type: Original Lithograph; Full Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 10.5 x 14 inches; 27 x 36 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)