LOBBY CARDS

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ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN LC5 (1948)
ABBOTT AND COSTELLO MEET FRANKENSTEIN LC5 (1948) $900.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, number 5 USA.  Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Lenore Aubert, Jane Randolph, dir: Charles Barton; Universal.  Perhaps the finest and most fun of the Abbott and Costello films, and they meet not just Frankenstein, but Dracula and the Wolfman, both played by the originals---- Lon Chaney Jr. and Bela Lugosi.  At one time or another all three actors (including Strange) had played Frankenstein. Costello initially felt the script was terrible and...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK / THE MAN FROM HOME (1922)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK / THE MAN FROM HOME (1922) $225.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. James Kirkwood, Anna Q. Nilsson, Geoffrey Kerr, Norman Kerry, dir: George Fitzmauric: Paramount. Paramount made some of the most innovative and decorative of lobby cards during the silent era. This card, with early Art Deco influence, is no exception.

Filmed on location in Italy, it is the story of an American heiress whose fiancé saves a fisherman accused of stabbing his wife. It was based on a Booth Tarkington play. What is most significant about this film is that the art director and title designer was Alfred Hitchcock.

There is...

ANDY WARHOL'S BLUE MOVIE (1969)
ANDY WARHOL'S BLUE MOVIE (1969) $300.00 SOLD

Set of fourteen (14) 9; x 12" (24 x 30 cm.) vintage original lobby cards (10 of the cards contain photographic imagery, 4 are text only in German), Germany. Viva, Louis Waldon; dir: Andy Warhol; Constantin. One of Warhol's superstar Viva's earliest feature films, and one of a small number where she was actually in a lead role, in this case playing herself.

"Producer/director/cinematographer Andy Warhol presents an afternoon in a Manhattan apartment where Viva and Louis discuss social issues while lying in bed. Louis makes sexual advances and Viva giggles; they indulge in sexual foreplay and then intercourse....

ANDY WARHOL'S LONESOME COWBOYS (1968)
ANDY WARHOL'S LONESOME COWBOYS (1968) $0.00 SOLD

Set of twenty (20) vintage original 9; x 12" (24 x 30 cm.) lobby cards (16 of the cards contain photographic imagery, 4 are text only in German), plus one 9 x 12" (30 x 48 cm.) poster and one 3 x 3" (8.5 x 8.5 cm.) slide, Germany. Joe Dallesandro, Eric Emerson, Taylor Mead, Viva, Louis Waldon, dir: Andy Warhol; Constantin.

Western satire, and one of the earliest screen appearances of Joe Dallesandro. Some wear to printed envelope, generally NEAR FINE.

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ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 1
ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 1 $750.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) photo no. 5, USA, Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. Very unusual and beautiful oversize lobby display piece for this classic Garbo film based on Tolstoy's novel. Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book for her, as did S. N. Behrman and Clemence Dane for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna must come to terms with the social repercussions when she allows herself to fall in love while married and with a child. Technical aspects...

ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 2
ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 2 $0.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) sepia-tinted photograph no. 8, USA, Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. Very unusual and beautiful oversize lobby display piece for this classic Garbo film based on Tolstoy's novel. Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book for her, as did S. N. Behrman and Clemence Dane for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna must come to terms with the social repercussions when she allows herself to fall in love while married and with a child. Greta...

ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 3
ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 3 $750.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) sepia-tinted photo no. 3, USA, Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. Very unusual and beautiful oversize photo for this classic Garbo film based on Tolstoy's novel. Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book for her, as did S. N. Behrman and Clemence Dane for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna must come to terms with the social repercussions when she allows herself to fall in love while married and with a child. This photo is...

ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 4
ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 4 $750.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) sepia-tinted photo no. 2, USA, Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. Very unusual and beautiful oversize lobby display piece for this classic Garbo film based on Tolstoy's novel. Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book for her, as did S. N. Behrman and Clemence Dane for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna must come to terms with the social repercussions when she allows herself to fall in love while married and with a child. Technical...

ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 5
ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 5 $1,000.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 55 cm.) window card poster, USA. Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. Based on Tolstoy's novel, Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book along with S.N. Behrman and Clemence Dane, for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna must come to terms with the social repercussions when she allows herself to fall in love while married and with a child. Child actor Freddie Bartholomew was prominently billed on this poster. Technical aspects of this film were far advanced...

ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 6
ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 6 $500.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card no. 4, USA. Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. The ballroom scene from this classic Garbo film based on Tolstoy's novel. Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book for her, along with S. N. Behrman and Clemence Dane, for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna must come to terms with the social repercussions when she allows herself to fall in love while married and with a child. Technical aspects of this film were...

ANYTHING GOES (1934)
ANYTHING GOES (1934) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Bing Crosby, Ethel Merman, Charles Ruggles, Ida Lupino, dir: Lewis Milestone, Paramount. Ethel Merman wears quite the baubles as she feeds Bing Crosby and olive from a martini. This was one of the very few times Merman was allowed to reprise a role she had created on Broadway on film. She plays the vivacious Reno Sweeny.

Unfortunately, the film makers did not translate the original show to the screen and opted to make it a Bing Crosby vehicle instead with new songs and retaining only four of the shows...

APPLAUSE (1929)
APPLAUSE (1929) $750.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14”  (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA.  Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., dir: Rouben Mamoulian; Paramount.  Perhaps the finest of the earliest backstage musicals, directed by the brilliant Rouben Mamoulian. This was his very first film. Right from the start, Mamoulian knew how to make his camera move and tell a story even with the confines of the technical issues of early sound film making.  Helen Morgan brilliantly made the transition from Broadway theatre acting (she was the original Julie of...

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