December 6th, 2014

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'Big News' on vintage pre-Code pics

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This rarity from "Big News," showing Carole Lombard as a cloche-wearing newspaper reporter (de rigueur for 1929), is among four gelatin-silver photos from her pre-Code movies being sold as a single unit on eBay. All are in fine to very fine condition, and have no markings or snipes on the back.

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The others are from "Up Pops The Devil" (1931), where Carole sternly stares at Norman Foster (playing her husband) and Lilyan Tashman...

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..."The Eagle And The Hawk" (1933), as Lombard and flyer Fredric March gaze romantically...

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...and "Bolero" (1934), where she prepares to dance with George Raft:

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The set sells for $195, and if you're interested, learn more by visiting

Here's yet another feathery Lombard LiveJournal header -- Paramount p1202-561, to be precise -- but this time, Carole crosses her legs amidst the feathers.
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