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Two from the Argentine

Posted by vp19 on 2013.03.30 at 10:03
Current mood: curiouscurious
Carole Lombard never visited Argentina, but her photos have, and two of them that have circulated there are now being auctioned at eBay. We'll start with this sublime portrait:

carole lombard made for each other 57a

We're not sure who took it, but we know what it was taken for -- to promote her Selznick International film "Made For Each Other":

carole lombard made for each other 57 caption

The seller, from Buenos Aires, says it measures 8" x 10" and is in very good to excellent condition. The minimum bid is $49.99, with bids closing at 10:09 a.m. (Eastern) Wednesday. Want to learn more? Visit http://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-VINTAGE-1930-S-PHOTO-/221207362560?pt=Art_Photo_Images&hash=item3380fc7c00.

That same seller has this sultry picture available:

carole lombard 2410a

I could probably tell you more about it if I could detect what was in its lower right-hand corner (not seen above), but somewhere along the way, someone marked over it:

carole lombard 2410 corner

Information on this photo is similar to the first one, with the sole difference being that bidding for this one ends at 10:34 a.m. Wednesday. If interested, go to http://www.ebay.com/itm/CAROLE-LOMBARD-dazziling-VINTAGE-1930-S-PHOTO-2-/221207374672?pt=Art_Photo_Images&hash=item3380fcab50.

Now the latest on the 2013 Favorite Classic Movie Actress Tourney semifinals: As of 10 a.m. (Eastern), 1930s champion Lombard is running strongly, leading '50s winner Doris Day, 24-8. The other semifinal is nearly as lopsided, with '40s winner Bette Davis ahead of surprise '60s champ Diana Rigg, 23-9. If you haven't voted yet, do so at http://poohtiger-allgoodthings.blogspot.com/, and note that voting ends at 6 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday.

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