April 21st, 2020

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This time, Carole gets to say 'roll 'em"

Nearly 15 months ago, we ran this photo of Carole Lombard with a new toy of hers -- a Bell & Howell movie camera -- enabling this professional film actress to take motion pictures away from the set, something most civilians now could do (https://carole-and-co.livejournal.com/970648.html). A slightly different pose from that 1929 session:

Now we've tracked down a third pic of Carol -- remember, the '29 Lombard was at Pathe, which didn't use an "e" in her first name -- and camera:

Even better, the back of the pic reveals a snipe:

An enlarged version of the wording:

A delightful photo of Lombard, then age 20. And it can be yours.

This 8" x 10" original, in excellent to near-mint condition, is up for auction at eBay; bids begin at $74.95, with the auction closing at 7:27 p.m. (Eastern) Monday. Get in the picture, so to speak, by visiting https://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-original-movie-photo-1920s/333580342853?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20160811114145%26meid%3Dce296cccf338452989e8bc52041fe0e4%26pid%3D100667%26rk%3D2%26rkt%3D8%26mehot%3Dnone%26sd%3D254204190532%26itm%3D333580342853%26pmt%3D0%26noa%3D1%26pg%3D2334524&_trksid=p2334524.c100667.m2042.
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