1940-1949

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AFFAIR OF THE FOLLIES, AN (1927)
AFFAIR OF THE FOLLIES, AN (1927) $300.00

Vintage original 14 x 36" (35 x 92 cm.) insert poster, USA. Lewis Stone, Billie Dove, Lloyd Hughes, Arthur Stone, Arthur Hoyt, dir: Millard Webb; First National Pictures. A vehicle for the great Ziegfeld Follies star Billie Dove. She portrays Tamara, married to an inventor who cannot get anyone to see his work, who must rejoin the Follies -- and that causes problems for her marriage. Dove, who started her career as a model, became one of the most decorative of the Follies girls and, when Ziegfeld paid too much attention to her, his wife Billie Burke arranged for Miss...

ALEXIS SMITH GLAMOUR PORTRAIT BY BERT SIX (1943)
ALEXIS SMITH GLAMOUR PORTRAIT BY BERT SIX (1943) $300.00

Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Found in drama school by Warner Brothers scouts in 1940, Alexis Smith paid her dues at the studio for 3 years playing bits and roles in shorts. By 1943 she had been dubbed the “dynamite girl” and was moved to roles as leading ladies. She felt this label held her career back, but Warner’s sometimes cast her in rewarding roles which ran the gamut of comedy, melodrama,...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND COMPANY ON SET FOR SABOTEUR (1942)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK AND COMPANY ON SET FOR SABOTEUR (1942) $450.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter, Clem Bevans, Norman Lloyd, Alma Kruger, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Universal. Superb chase movie about a man wrongly accused, always so well executed by the great Alfred Hitchcock. Highly suspenseful, Hitchcock used unusual locations such as the Statue of Liberty, Boulder Dam, a blind man’s home, a circus caravan, and a factory with a fire, to stage his tale. Another...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S CAMEO APPEARANCE IN SABOTEUR (1942)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S CAMEO APPEARANCE IN SABOTEUR (1942) $1,500.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger, Alan Baxter, Clem Bevans, Norman Lloyd, Alma Kruger, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Universal. Superb chase movie about a man wrongly accused, always so well executed by the great Alfred Hitchcock. Highly suspenseful, Hitchcock used unusual locations such as the Statue of Liberty, Boulder Dam, a blind man’s home, a circus caravan, and a factory with a fire, to stage his tale. In this story Barry Kane...

ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S ON SCREEN CAMEO IN REBECCA (1940; 1947 reissue)
ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S ON SCREEN CAMEO IN REBECCA (1940; 1947 reissue) $350.00

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white double weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, U.K. Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny,  C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Cooper, Florence Bates, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Selznick International Pictures. The wonderful Daphne Du Maurier novel about a shy young woman, companion to a stuffy matron, who meets the wealthy and glamorous Max de Winter, has a whirlwind romance and marries him only to move into his sprawling mansion, Manderlay, where mystery...

ANNA KARENINA (1948)
ANNA KARENINA (1948) $2,000.00

Vintage original 55 x 78" (140 x 200 cm.) quattro foglio / 4-fogli poster, Italy. Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, dir: Julien Duvivier; Minerva. Art by Ercole Brini. I cannot imagine that there exists anywhere a better piece of artwork representing the magnificent Vivien Leigh than this moody piece of post-impressionist artwork by Ercole Brini.

On linen, with slight fold touch up, NEAR FINE.

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BABES ON BROADWAY (1941)
BABES ON BROADWAY (1941) $500.00

Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 70 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Richard Quine, dir: Busby Berkeley; MGM. An essential Mickey and Judy musical with simple story and sets and spectacular large scale musical numbers.

The setting this time was New York City, where the teens are all aspiring Broadway performers -- and by the end of the film, they ARE on Broadway. Shirley Temple was signed at MGM to join them but Ma Temple felt Mickey and Judy would outshine her, so she went to do the flop Kathleen...

BALL OF FIRE (1941)
BALL OF FIRE (1941) $250.00

Vintage original 9 x 7;" (23 x 19 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Travers, S. Z. Sakall, Tully Marshall, Leonid Kinsky, dir: Howard Hawks; Samuel Goldwyn / RKO. Outrageously funny film with script by the great team of Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder is a re-telling of the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs story. Eight scholars are writing a new encyclopedia, Prof. Bertram Potts is assigned to the section on slang. To help him learn the modern terms, he employs nightclub singer/stripper Sugarpuss O'Shea who needs to be...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) BEAUTY (1946)
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) BEAUTY (1946) $300.00

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parly, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel Andre; dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.
Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster – half-human, half-beast – as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) THE BEAST (1946)
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (LA BELLE ET LA BETE) THE BEAST (1946) $450.00

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parly, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel Andre; dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.
Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster – half-human, half-beast – as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 1
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 1 $450.00

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André, dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.

Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster -- half-human, half-beast -- as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his daughters. She discovers that the beast is not as inhuman as he wants others to...

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 2
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST [LA BELLE ET LA BETE] (1946) - 2 $0.00

Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Jean Marais, Josette Day, Mila Parély, Nane Germon, Michel Auclair, Raoul Marco, Marcel André, dir: Jean Cocteau; DisCina. This still is for the original US release.

Story of the daughter of a merchant who comes into the castle of a monster -- half-human, half-beast -- as a sacrifice after her father stumbles upon him and he demands his death or that he give up one of his daughters. She discovers that the beast is not as inhuman as he wants others to...

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