June 27th, 2012

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Posing for fashion from 1936

carole lombard p1202-1212b

Perhaps the dress clashes with the sofa's upholstery, but it's Carole Lombard in a fashion pose, so who's complaining? This is Paramount p1202-1212, taken sometime in 1936. I'm not certain whom the photographer is, but I do know at least three other shots of Carole in that dress were issued, p1202-1201...

carole lombard p1202-1201b

...p1202-1204, where the dress is shown full-length...

carole lombard p1202-1204b

...and p1202-1213, where Lombard frankly looks a bit reluctant:

carole lombard p1202-1213a

P1202-1212 is available through eBay; it's a reprint struck from a studio negative and is listed in fine condition. You can buy it now for $10. For more information, visit http://www.ebay.com/itm/Sultry-CAROLE-LOMBARD-Fashion-Pose-c-mid-1930s-/190696299992?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c66629dd8.
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