Creator

Creator

RKO Radio Pictures

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Identifier

2005002r_JCA-059-01_Breaking_the_Ice_1938

Creation Date

9-22-1938

Subject—Names

RKO Radio Pictures; Breen, Bobby; Ruggles, Charlie; Costello, Dolores; Dare, Irene; Gilbert, Billy

Subject—Places

Philadelphia; Skating Rinks

Subject—Topics

Ice skaters; Motion pictures; Dramas

Date Range

1938

Description

Promotional poster or lobby card for the 1938 RDO Radio film Breaking the Ice, starring Bobby Breen as a boy who flees to Philadelphia and sings at an ice rink to raise money for his widowed mother [Dolores Costello in the role]. The film also featured Charlie Ruggles, Robert Barrat, Dorothy Peterson, Billy Gilbert, Charlie Murray and Irene Dare, “the world’s youngest ice skater.” Bobby Breen, Irene Dare, Charles Ruggles and Billy Gilbert are on the poster. Academy Award for Best Original Music Score.

Format

Color offset lithograph; 12.25” x 8.75”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

JCA-059-01

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