November 3rd, 2018

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Czech out these pics



Here's Carole Lombard, preparing to dance up an anachronistic storm with George Raft in the 1934 Paramount pre-Code "Bolero." More info can be found on the back:



It's one of three vintage Lombard pics up for auction by a seller from the Czech Republic. Another features Carole in her other film with Raft, 1935's "Rumba" (the rear is blank):



Finally, we move ahead to 1939 and Lombard's lone pairing with James Stewart, "Made For Each Other." The stars are shown with director John Cromwell and 10-day-old infant Bonnie Bell Barber:




Bidding for the "Bolero" pic opens at $50 -- the auction closes at 6 a.m. (Eastern) Wednesday -- or you can buy it outright for $100. Go to https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carole-LOMBARD-George-RAFT-Wesley-RUGGLES-BOLERO-On-Set-Filming-1934-Orig-Photo/323527054251?hash=item4b53b713ab.

The "Rumba" pic auction (erroneously listed as being from "Bolero") ends at 6:09 a.m. Wednesday; the opening bid is $25, the "buy it" price $45. Visit https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carole-LOMBARD-George-RAFT-BOLERO-1935-Original-Paramount-Publicity-Portrait/323527074358?hash=item4b53b76236.

As for "Made For Each Other," that pic's auction concludes at 6:18 a.m. (Eastern) Wednesday. Bids open at $25, or you can buy for $35. Learn more at https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carole-LOMBARD-James-STEWART-John-CROMWELL-On-Set-MADE-FOR-EACH-OTHER-1939-Photo/323527090604?hash=item4b53b7a1ac.
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