March 30th, 2019

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'Breakfast' in sepia

"Love Before Breakfast" showed Carole Lombard in full comedy mode, a few months after the success of "Hands Across The Table" showed she was a star ascendant in that genre and that "Twentieth Century" was no fluke. While not a huge hit for Universal (it'd have to wait until "My Man Godfrey" in the fall for that), it nonetheless did well at the box office.

Now, an image of Lombard and co-star Cesar Romero has surfaced, and what makes this so unusual is that it's in sepia:

Information on the back is minimal:

This item is up for auction at eBay. Bids open at $50 for this vintage 8" x 10", and the auction concludes at 9:49 a.m. (Eastern) Friday. Find out the particulars at
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