vp19 (vp19) wrote in carole_and_co,
vp19
vp19
carole_and_co

  • Mood:

Off the shoulder from Otto



This oh-so-sexy portrait of Carole Lombard baring her shoulder was taken by Paramount's Otto Dyar and ran in the April 1931 issue of The New Movie Magazine. We ran a piece about this issue, with Kay Francis on the cover, four years ago this month (https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/831129.html).



Who's the "comet girl"? None other than Constance Bennett, a nickname that never quite took (a la Lombard's tag as the "orchid lady").

Now it's back at auction, but a warning: The issue is in poor condition, according to the seller, who notes pages 43 to 66 "are 1/2 torn out." (Thankfully, the Lombard pic is on page 82.) You can see the issue online in its entirety by visiting https://archive.org/stream/newmoviemagazine03weir#page/n402/mode/thumb, which gives you one-page, two-page and thumbnail options.

This "low-grade bargain copy" has an opening bid of $29.50, with the auction ending at 8:19 p.m. (Eastern) Sunday. If interested, go to https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Movie-Magazine-4-1931-Tower-Kay-Francis-Carole-Lombard-movie-pix-P/312850440426?hash=item48d756e0ea:g:cncAAOSwSK9d0fGm.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments