March 25th, 2020

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A sapphire satin doll



It's difficult not to think of Venus or some other goddess when seeing this Carole Lombard still, Paramount p1202-1401. (Must be that half-shell background.) We get the lowdown on this late 1936 portrait from the back:



Can't read it well? Here's a larger version:



To borrow a moviemaking term, that's a wrap. (And it's designed by Travis Banton.!

Like so many pictures on eBay, it's from the George Smoots collection, an 8" x 10" single-weight in very fine condition. Bidding begins at $39.99, with the auction ending at 10:19 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday. If you're interested in this item, place your bid at https://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-in-TRAVIS-BANTON-FASHION-Original-1936-STYLISH-PORTRAIT-Photo/143548198612?hash=item216c23aed4:g:LAcAAOSwQLVeTVN3.
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