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Boxoffice-December.20.1952

MGM' Women decide the

MGM' Women decide the picture "to see" SELL THE WOME AND YOU SELL THE TICKETS! M-G-M presents "ABOVE AND BF.YOND' starring Robert Taylor • Eleanor Parker • with James Whitmore • Marilyn Erskirie • Screen play by Aleltin Frank, Norman Panama and Beirne Lay, Jr. b>iory by Beirne Lay, Jr. • Produced and Directed by Melvin Frank and Norman Panama

COSMOUUUN Co\umn'»st Syn dica^ed HEDDA HOPPER Syndicated Columnist mm. Snm/IH GRAHAM Syndicated Columnist LADIES OF THE PRESS SAY GO! Women editors, writers, columnists with countless millions of circulation, urge America to see M-G-M's "ABOVE AND BEYOND' "M-G-Ms ABOVE AND BEYOND' is a love story with tenderness and heartbreak. Ladies, take a couple of hankies with you. You'll need them." — Hedda Hopper, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST ""Picture of the Month' ... a love story no woman will ever forget." — Louella Parsons, COSMOPOLITAN "Thrilling and spectacular, but above and beyond that is its exciting love story. Certain Academy Award Winner." — Sheilah Graham, SYNDICATED COLUMNIST "Spine-tingling experience ... its excitement is the warm emotional impact." — Ruth Harbert, Motion Picture Editor, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING "Will fascinate both men and women. Thrilling and moving." — Florence Somers, Feature Editor, REDBOOK "Intensely interesting and very moving." — Elizabeth Madeira, Fashion Editor, WOMAN'S HOME COMPANION "An extraordinary picture. The love interest is very real. Every woman should see it." — Dorothy Wheelock, Theatre Editor, HARPER'S BAZAAR "Not just for women, but for everyone." — Allene Talmey, Feature Editor, VOGUE "A wonderful, modern love story dramatizing sharply the emotional problems of our times." —Eleanor Stierham, Fiction Editor, TODAY'S WOMAN "A thrilling experience. Women who have sacrificed for the man they love will understand." —Vivien Todrin, Production Editor, BETTER LIVING And more every day! ITS FAME WILL GROW AND GROW!

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