Four Color #1144 - The Story of Ruth
([September-November] 1960)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale Date
1960-07-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Dell Movie Classic
Printer
Western Printing and Lithographing Company
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "THE STORY OF RUTH, No. 1144". Copyright 1960 by 20th Century-Fox Film Corp.

"Movie Classic" on cover. Adapted from the 1960 movie "The Story of Ruth".

No month is given on the cover or in the indicia. Based on the copyright dates of this issue and others in the series released around the same time, one can determine that this issue was published with other Four Color issues bearing a "September-November 1960" cover date.

On-sale date from 1960 Books and Pamphlets, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.
This issue has variants:

The Story of Ruth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
historical; religious

The Story of Ruth (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Genre
historical; religious
Characters
Ruth (photo of Viveca Lindfors); Boaz (photo of Stuart Whitman)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Story of Ruth (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; religious
Characters
Ruth; other Biblical personages

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the 1960 20th Century Fox movie "The Story of Ruth." Script submitted on April 19, 1960. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

Prophets of Israel (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; religious
Characters
Moses; Samuel; King David; Elijah; Elisha

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white. Script submitted on May 21, 1960. Script credit provided by David Porta from "Gaylord Du Bois's Account Books Sorted by Title / compiled from the original account books by Randall W. Scott" (1985).

[Viveca Lindfors photo] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Story of Ruth / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)

Characters
Eleilat (photo of Viveca Lindfors)

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Story of Ruth
  2. 1. The Story of Ruth
  3. 2. The Story of Ruth
  4. 3. Prophets of Israel
  5. 4. [Viveca Lindfors photo]
    The Story of Ruth
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