Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (small)

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (Small)
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Missouri Valley Room
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Film advertisement poster of "Mr. & Mrs. Bridge".
 - Glass
11 1/4 inches
3/4 inches
17 inches

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge is a 1990 american dramatic film, based on the novel by Evan S. Connell. The film was directed by James Ivory, produced by Ismail Merchant and a screenplay by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. The film starred real life couple Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward. The story follows the all american family living in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Missouri, during the 1930s and 1940s. The Bridges come to grips with changing social mores and conventions of the time. Mr. Bridge, played by Paul Newman, is a lawyer who attempts to stem the tides of his children's rebellion against the conservative views he holds to. Mrs. Bridge, played by Joanne Woodward, works to maintain an innocent view of the world, while dealing with her husband's emotional distance and her children's eagerness to adapt to a modern world. Detailed in this poster are the side views of Newman and Woodward. The couple are captured from the shoulders up, with their gaze directed to the right. Both are formally attired. Newman in a white fedora hat and light linen suit. Woodard with a white cloche hat, double strand of pearls and light garment. The following text appear on the poster "ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE Best Actress- Joanne Woodward" "PAUL NEWMAN", "JOANNE WOODWARD", "Divided by time and tradition. United by love and hop. The Story of an unforgettable family." , "Mr. & Mrs. BRIDGE", "MIRAMAX FILMS" and "HBO VIDEO". The bottom of the poster provides the credits of the film and associated film companies, the film actors, production design, editors, photograph, costume design, music by, and screen play.

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