LOBBY CARDS

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CARNIVAL ROCK (1957)
CARNIVAL ROCK (1957) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Susan Cabot, Brian G. Hutton, David J. Stewart, Iris Adrian, The Platters, dir: Roger Corman, HOWCO International.

This Roger Corman film is about a love triangle set at a carnival. It is best remembered for featuring The Platters and their performance of "Remember When," as presented on this card. Card is like new with just one minor right edge border tear mended with archival tape on verso. ABOUT FINE.

CASE OF THE BLACK CAT, THE (1936)
CASE OF THE BLACK CAT, THE (1936) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Ricardo Cortez, June Travis, Jane Bryan, Craig Reynolds, dir: William C. McGann, Alan Crosland; Warner Brothers First National. From the Erle Stanley Gardner novel, THE CASE OF THE CARETAKER'S CAT, came this Perry Mason film entry. Mason is asked to come during dead of night to a mansion to write a granddaughter out of her invalid grandfather's will to keep her from marrying a man the family does not approve of. The old man mysteriously dies and his two grandsons inherit all. The will stipulates that they must...

CHAINED FOR LIFE (1951)
CHAINED FOR LIFE (1951) $450.00 SOLD

Complete set of eight (8) vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby cards, USA. Violet Hilton, Daisy Hilton, Mario Laval, Allen Jenkins, Patricia Wright, Robert Keys, dir: Harry L. Fraser; Classic Pictures.

A very unusual crime melodrama due to the unique characters and players of the story. A Siamese twin kills her sister's slimy boyfriend. When a court convicts her of murder, the fate of her conjoined sister must be decided. A vehicle for the Hilton sisters, the film contained many vaudeville routines and songs. The girls became widely known after their 1932 appearance in the Tod Browning...

CHEAT, THE (1923) - 1
CHEAT, THE (1923) - 1 $450.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Pola Negri, Jack Holt, Charles de Rochefort, dir: George Fitzmaurice; Paramount. Story of a South American beauty (played by Polish-born Negri) who is betrothed to an elderly Latin American but elopes with a New York broker and then falls into the clutches of an imposter Indian prince. She is then branded a "cheat." This leads to branding, attempted murder and courtroom drama with Pola being rescued at the very last moment by her lover, the New York broker. And only would a silent...

CHEAT, THE (1923) - 2
CHEAT, THE (1923) - 2 $375.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Pola Negri, Jack Holt, Charles de Rochefort, dir: George Fitzmaurice; Paramount. Story of a South American beauty (played by Polish-born Negri) who is betrothed to an elderly Latin American but elopes with a New York broker and then falls into the clutches of an imposter Indian prince. She is then branded a "cheat." This leads to branding, attempted murder and courtroom drama with Pola being rescued at the very last moment by her lover, the New York broker. And only would a silent...

CITY LIGHTS (1931)
CITY LIGHTS (1931) $1,650.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Charles Chaplin, Virginia Cherill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, dir: Charles Chaplin; United Artists. The story of a little tramp who falls in love with a blind flower girl. Her family is impoverished, and with the help of a wealthy friend (a man who rewarded him when he rescued him from drowning), the tramp is allowed to be her benefactor. This story served for some of Chaplin's most poignant of screen moments. It also served for some great comedy moments, including the boxing scene depicted on this card. Fraught...

CORN IS GREEN, THE (1945)
CORN IS GREEN, THE (1945) $300.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card set of eight (8), USA. Bette Davis, Nigel Bruce, John Dall, Joan Lorring, Rhys Williams, Mildred Dunnock, dir: Irving Rapper; Warner Brothers. From the famous Emlyn Williams Broadway play.

Bette Davis, in perhaps her most unmannered performance, plays a teacher in a Welsh mining town who sets up a school to teach fundamentals to the villagers. One student turns out to be brilliant, and she does all she can to encourage him so as he can have a life outside of the town. This was basically the autobiography...

COVER GIRL (1944)
COVER GIRL (1944) $1,200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 36 cm.) lobby card, USA. Rita Hayworth, dir: Charles Vidor; Columbia. This scarce lobby card is arguably the single most sought after and desirable of all 1940s pin up cards, and it is a very difficult piece to find. There has been some minor touch-up to blank margins to address what were some scattered stains, overall VERY GOOD+.

DEVIL'S DAUGHTER, THE (1939)
DEVIL'S DAUGHTER, THE (1939) $450.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) title lobby card, USA. Nina Mae McKinney, Jack Carter, Ida Jones, Hamtree Harrington, dir: Arthur H. Leonard; Sack Amusement. This rare title does not appear on the list of classic features for Hollywood's Golden Year, having been released in theatres for "all colored cast"-films only and now forgotten. Its star of Hallelujah! fame -- Nina Mae McKinney -- is well remembered, however. One of the film goddesses of her genre, she was an accomplished singer, dancer and actress who had a nice film career during the 1930s and 40s and continued...

DIRTY HARRY (1971)
DIRTY HARRY (1971) $250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card no. 6, USA. Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, John Vernon, Reni Santoni, Harry Guardino, dir: Don Siegel; Warner Brothers. The now classic crime thriller about San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan, who has little regard for rules but gets results. In this tale he is tracking down serial killer Scorpio, who snipes his victims at random. Clint Eastwood, in his iconic role of the paradoxical Dirty Harry (basically an outlaw but deeply moral at the same time), only won the role because the originally-cast Frank Sinatra injured his hand so...

DIRTY HARRY (1971)
DIRTY HARRY (1971) $750.00 SOLD

Set of eight (8) vintage original 14 x 11" (35 x 28 cm.) lobby cards, USA. Clint Eastwood, Andrew Robinson, John Vernon, Reni Santoni, Harry Guardino, dir: Don Siegel; Warner Brothers. The now-classic crime thriller about San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan, who has little regard for rules but who gets results. In this tale he is tracking down serial killer Scorpio, who snipes his victims at random.

Clint Eastwood in his iconic role of the paradoxical Dirty Harry (basically an outlaw but deeply moral at the same time) only won the role because the originally-cast Frank Sinatra had injured his...

DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944) - 3
DOUBLE INDEMNITY (1944) - 3 $850.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card no. 6, USA. Barbara Stanwyck, Fred MacMurray, Edward G. Robinson, dir: Billy Wilder; Paramount. Perhaps the most legendary of film noir titles. From the novel by James Cain and adapted to the screen by Raymond Chandler and Billy Wilder, it is the story of an insurance rep who is seduced into a murder/insurance fraud scheme by the amoral wife of the victim. Barbara Stanwyck played her femme fatale role of Phyllis Dietrichson to the hilt and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress. There were seven nominations,...

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