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 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...

BEGGAR IN PURPLE, A (1920)
BEGGAR IN PURPLE, A (1920) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Lee Shumway, Charles Arling, Stanhope Wheatcroft. Betty Brice, Ruth King, dir: Edgar Lewis; Pathé. A fascinating image of the stock exchange as it appear1ed in 1920. The story, based on a book by Andrew Soutar, concerned business intrigue involving a paper mill. It is likely a lost film.

Minor soiling to blank white margins. Crease at top left corner. Crease at center right edge. Minor waviness to bottom margin. NEAR FINE.

BEHIND OFFICE DOORS (1931)
BEHIND OFFICE DOORS (1931) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Mary Astor, Robert Ames, Ricardo Cortez, dir: Melville W. Brown, RKO. Wonderful Pre-Code image of Mary Astor and Ricardo Cortez in a bedroom setting. Mary plays a secretary whose boss takes her for granted until rival executive Ricardo starts to pay attention to her. In the story, he offers her $50. per week as secretary, for which she raises an eyebrow wondering what that may entail, since the average salary of a secretary at the time was $20.

Very vivid colors. Tiny chip to bottom left corner, ABOUT...

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