Nutcracker The Motion Picture World Premier Program
Illustrator: Maurice Sendak
[SENDAK, Maurice]. Nutcracker The Motion Picture World Premier Program. [NY: Atlantic Entertainment Group, 1986]. 8vo, pp with a letter on Nutcracker stationary laid in inviting the recipient to a “special limited engagement” screening of the movie and a Nutcracker envelope. A fine copy.
First and only edition. A commemorative program from the World Premiere of Nutcracker: The Motion Picture in 1986 featuring a letter of invitation from Atlantic Releasing Corporation, Crown Publishing, and Books of Wonder congratulating the recipient on receiving 2 tickets to a “special limited engagement” screening of the movie at the Ziegfeld Theatre. The cover of this special commemorative program features artwork by Maurice Sendak that appeared on the cover of the book Nutcracker, as well as four still images from the film. The inside of the program details the full cast and crew of the motion picture. The letter features art by Sendak along the borders and the envelope feature Sendak art as well. A wonderful piece of Sendak ephemera.