JUMBO LOBBY CARD (14 x 17)

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BROADWAY (1929)
BROADWAY (1929) $0.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Glenn Tryon, Evelyn Brent, Merna Kennedy, Thomas E. Jackson, Robert Ellis, dir: Paul Fejos; Universal. Art Deco graphics highlight this card with a confrontational scene. Based on a Broadway play of the same name, the film was distinguished by its innovative camera work, the director (Paul Fejos) having developed a crane which could move the cumbersome camera -- something which the barrage of backstage musicals had not been able to do to this point. Like most...

JOHNNY APOLLO (1940)
JOHNNY APOLLO (1940) $250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Tyrone Power, Dorothy Lamour, Edward Arnold, Lloyd Nolan, Charley Grapewin, Lionel Atwill, dir: Henry Hathaway; Twentieth Century Fox. A crime drama considered amongst the forerunners of the film noir genre. It is the story of a college grad who turns to a life of crime in order to get his father out of jail for embezzlement. Not typical of the Fox output at the time, the film was a vehicle to present Power in drama and modern dress after a series of costume films. Dorothy Lamour was...

MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A (1935)
MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, A (1935) $600.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card. Olivia de Havilland, Dick Powell, James Cagney, Joe E. Brown, Mickey Rooney, Victor Jory, Ian Hunter, Veree Teasdale, Ross Alexander, Jean Muir, dir: William Dieterle, Max Reinhardt; Warner Brothers. A superbly wild version of the great Shakespeare play, made so popular as a Hollywood Bowl live extravaganza the year before that Warner Bros. hired Reinhardt and much of the cast (this brought de Havilland into movies) to make the film. The story is a grand comedy of errors. James Cagney plays Bottom, the Weaver, who during the spell...

MY WEAKNESS (1933)
MY WEAKNESS (1933) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 16" (35 x 42 cm.) jumbo window card, USA. Lillian Harvey, Lew Ayres, Charles Butterworth, Harry Langdon, Sid Silvers, dir: David Butler; Fox Picture. In the true Cinderella/Pygmalion tradition, this was a story of a wealthy man who makes a bet with his uncle that he can transform a clumsy cleaning lady into a glamorous fashion plate and marry her off. This time, though, it is Cupid and his arrow (played by Harry Langdon in a Regency period costume, wings and powdered wig) that gets the action started. The dialogue was strictly Pre-Code and the film...

ROBERTA (1935)
ROBERTA (1935) $2,000.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card, U.S. Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Helen Westley, dir: William A. Seiter; RKO. Lovely Jerome Kern tunes, exquisite Art Deco sets, charming story, witty dialogue, perfect casting, a stunning fashion show and the unsurpassed dancing of Astaire and Rogers make this one of the outstanding musicals in film history. Astaire and Rogers, though established as a team, were second billed and played supporting roles, therefore making this one of the few and highly rare cards of the duo from the set. Poster was conserved with...

SAFETY IN NUMBERS (1930)
SAFETY IN NUMBERS (1930) $350.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Kathryn Crawford, Josephine Dunn, Carole Lombard, dir: Victor Schertzinger; Paramount. Early musical vehicle for charismatic Buddy Rogers which highlighted his abilities as a singer and musician. He plays a songwriter who has been sheltered by his family and is about to come into a large inheritance. His uncle sends him to the city to learn about the ways of the world, which includes the hiring of three chorus girls to oversee his education. Of course, several other girls want to help out as well...

THREE WEEKENDS WITH CLARA BOW AS FLAPPER (1928)
THREE WEEKENDS WITH CLARA BOW AS FLAPPER (1928) $750.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17” (35 x 42 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Clara Bow, Neil Hamilton, Harrison Ford, Lucille Powers, Jack Raymond, dir: Clarence G. Badger, Paramount. Clara Bow had become the star prolific popular writer Elinor Glyn wished to write stories for by 1928. For this script she had expert assistance, including that from John Farrow and Herman J. Mankiewicz.  Bow plays gold digging chorus girl Gladys O’Brien who falls for James Gordon (Neil Hamilton), believe him to be a wealthy playboy.  He is but an...

TRUE TO THE NAVY (1930)
TRUE TO THE NAVY (1930) $850.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Clara Bow, Frederic March, Rex Bell, dir: Frank Tuttle; Paramount. This is the story of a girl who works at a soda fountain in San Diego. She is the favorite of all sailors who come to port. Each one is her favorite as well, as they come in at separate times. Problems arise whenever they arrive at the same time. However, Ruby Nolan really pines mainly for the one gob who will not give her the time of day -- it is her mission to peak his...

YOUNG EAGLES (1930)
YOUNG EAGLES (1930) $250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 17" (35 x 43 cm.) jumbo lobby card, USA. Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Jean Arthur, Paul Lukas, Stuart Erwin, Virginia Bruce, dir: William A. Wellman; Paramount. A rare early talkie film with World War I dogfighting as its theme. One of several films of the time with this theme and starring WINGS favorite Buddy Rogers, seen here with Paul Lukas. Directed by World War I aviator expert "Wild Bill" Wellman, the film, though a print is known to exist, has not been seen for years. VERY GOOD.

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