1930-1939

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(HAMMETT, DASHIELL, ADAPTED FROM) SATAN MET A LADY (1936)
(HAMMETT, DASHIELL, ADAPTED FROM) SATAN MET A LADY (1936) $375.00

Vintage original 7 ½ x 9 ½ (18 x 23 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA.  Bette Davis, Warren William, Alison Skipworth, Arthur Treacher, dir: William Dieterle; Warner Brothers. After being nominated in 1934 and winning an Academy Award in 1935, Warner Brothers continued to cast Bette Davis in mediocre roles and films.  So fed up was she that she sailed for England in 1936 after a suspension for refusing a role. Her intent was to work there, Warner stopped her and she sued.  Though she lost the suit, the studio did slowly...

365 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD (1934)
365 NIGHTS IN HOLLYWOOD (1934) $6,500.00

Vintage original 41 x 27" (68 x 103 cm.) stone litho one sheet poster, USA. Alice Faye, James Dunn, Frank Mitchell, Jack Durant, dir: George Marshall; Fox Films. An absolutely legendary, rare and not often offered classic Hollywood poster.

The story of a down-and-out film director who takes to teaching at a film school where he discovers a genuinely talented girl is forgettable. It would be one of the last Fox musicals before the merger with Twentieth Century, and Alice Faye would become the studio's top musical star (evident that she was on her way in this poster in...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S THE GIRL WAS YOUNG (1937)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S THE GIRL WAS YOUNG (1937) $450.00

(4) Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photos, USA. Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, Percy Marmont, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Gaumont British Picture Corporation.  American photos for Hitchcock’s pre Hollywood U. K. murder mystery about the boyfriend of a film actress who is accused of her murder when he is seen discovering the body. The police constable’s daughter takes on the task to prove his innocence. Pilbeam, one of Hitchcock’s early blonde leading ladies was just...

ALGIERS (1938)
ALGIERS (1938) $1,500.00

Vintage original 27 x 41" (68 x 105 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. Hed Lamarr, Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, Joseph Calleia, Alan Hale, Gene Lockhart, dir: John Cromwell; United Artists. Hedy Lamarr made her American film debut in this famous classic romantic melodrama. She had made five films in Europe between 1930 and 1933, the last the notorious ECSTASE, which caused such a scandal that she did not make another film for 5 years. She was contracted by MGM, but Louis B. Mayer loaned her to Wanger for her first American film. It was one of her best and her...

ANN SHERIDAN SIGNED OOMPH GIRL PORTRAIT STAMPED BY HURRELL (1939)
ANN SHERIDAN SIGNED OOMPH GIRL PORTRAIT STAMPED BY HURRELL (1939) $300.00

Vintage original 7 ¾ x 9 ½” (19 x 24 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. A portrait of Ann used to promote her star making role in NAUGHTY BUT NICE. This is the film which pushed Ann Sheridan as the “Oomph Girl.” Popular for several years as a leading lady, Warner’s was ready to promote her to star status in 1939. The film also ended a seven year contract between star Dick Powell and Warner Brothers. Powell had no intention...

ANNA CHRISTIE (1930)
ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) $200.00

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, Marie Dressler, George F. Marion, dir: Clarence Brown, MGM. For Garbo's first All-Talking picture film, MGM had the world wait more than two years into the sound movie process before allowing her to be heard. They chose Eugene O'Neill's famous play as her vehicle and it was a super hit. This scene still includes Garbo as Anna and veteran actor George F. Marion as her father. Marion adapted the play and wrote the screenplay. Garbo was nominated...

ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 1
ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 1 $500.00

Vintage original 17 x 14" (43 x 35 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, dir: Clarence Brown; MGM. Adapted from the classic play by Eugene O'Neill. Card features Anna (Greta Garbo) and Matt (Charles Bickford) in a romantic close-up. There are some staple holes, one area in her hand shows some minor abrasion, and there is light rubbing at edges, VERY GOOD.

ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 2
ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 2 $450.00

Vintage original 17 x 14" (43 x 35 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, dir: Clarence Brown; MGM. Adapted from the classic play by Eugene O'Neill. A dramatic confrontation, in which Anna (Greta Garbo) is being torn between her father Chris (George F. Marion) and her suitor, Matt (Charles Bickford). There is evidence of staple and pin holes at edges, a diagonal crease at extreme bottom left, and some overall signs of light handling, VERY GOOD.

ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 3
ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 3 $400.00

Vintage original 17 x 14" (43 x 35 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, dir: Clarence Brown; MGM. Adapted from the classic play by Eugene O'Neill. Anna (Greta Garbo) and Matt (Charles Bickford) are at a carnival. She is having a great time, but he is looking very distracted. Slight handling wear to edges, some pinholes and rubbing at extreme corners, VERY GOOD+.

ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 4
ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 4 $465.00

Vintage original 14 x 17" (34 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Greta Garbo, Charles Bickford, George F. Marion, dir: Clarence Brown; MGM. Adapted from the classic play by Eugene O'Neill. Chris (George F. Marion) is having breakfast and, typically, is drinking coffee from his saucer, as his daughter Anna (Greta Garbo) looks wistfully out to sea. A very haunting image. There are some small pinholes and other signs of handling to the edges, but a very solid copy of this rare card, VERY GOOD+.

ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 5
ANNA CHRISTIE (1930) - 5 $750.00

Vintage original 10 x 8 " (27.5 x 21 cm.) double weight still photo, Germany. Greta Garbo, Hans Junkermann, Salka Viertel; dir: Jacques Feyder. Adapted from the classic play by Eugene O'Neill. An extremely rare vintage photo from the alternate version of this film which Garbo shot at MGM in German; except for Garbo herself, it was made with an entirely different cast and director. And the German version is much seedier and sexually frank, closer to the original O'Neill play.

In this scene from early in the film, Anna (Greta Garbo) and her father Chris (George F....

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

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...

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