November 26th, 2019

carole lombard 02

'Orchids' to this rarity



Few would call "No More Orchids" (1932), the second of five films Carole Lombard made for Columbia, a masterpiece. But it surely rates as solid entertainment and at times hints at the comedic brilliance she would show later in the decade (despite a few moments, this really isn't a comedy by any means). Perhaps that comic sensibility pops up in the following photo...or is she merely using her eyes to provide us a kewpie-doll Alice White look?



Lombard's leaning on Walter Connolly, a frequent on-screen cohort in the next few years; here, he's playing her wealthy father. Louise Closser Hale, so adept at playing wisecracking elderly ladies, rounds out the pic as her grandmother.

This is an 8" x 10" (trimmed to 7 1/2" x 9 3/4") original glossy doubleweight photo. All that's on the back is one word:



About the only blemish is a slight paper clip impression at top center.

You can buy this item for $47.96, a 20 percent discount. Learn more about it at https://www.ebay.com/itm/Carole-Lombard-1932-Original-Doubleweight-Promo-Photo-No-More-Orchids/352867631589?hash=item52288cc1e5:g:GssAAOSwwp9dziIo.
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