DESCRIPTION: Here’s a beautiful, original 1952 8″ x 10″ Dixie Ice Cream premium of legendary screen and dance star, GENE KELLY. Dixie premiums were issued through 1953 and featured a full color litho portrait of movie stars, sports figures or screen cowboy heroes on one side and a brief biography on the reverse side, along with photos or a list of the star’s latest films. This one features a dance montage of Kelly and lists his latest film as THE DEVIL MAKES THREE. Dixie premiums could only be obtained by an exchanging a folder of 12-14 (the number varied) circular Dixie Ice Cream lids (with a celebrity photo on one side) for one of these beautiful portraits.
CONDITION: Stunning VERY FINE condition with faint edge and border wear. Nice, round binder holes. Rich, vibrant color. Slight paper yellowing. A beautiful addition to any Dixie Premium collection!!