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And even more pics

Posted by vp19 on 2013.04.29 at 08:40
Current mood: artisticartistic
As promised, more Carole Lombard images now available via eBay, beginning with this one, Lombard looking sleek and stylish (albeit with furs), befitting the heiress she portrayed in the 1932 Columbia film "No More Orchids":

carole lombard no more orchids 28a

Heritage Movie Posters, which is selling the item, describes it as: "Vintage gelatin silver, single weight, and glossy photo. An unrestored photo with a clean overall appearance. It may have general signs of use, such as slight edge wear, small corner bumps, pinholes, or very minor tears. Light scratches. details. Very Fine-."

Something else that's "very fine" is the opening bid price -- 99 cents -- but for a vintage Lombard pic, you know it won't last that long. Bids conclude at 10:54 a.m. (Eastern) next Monday, and expect multiple bids for this over the next week. Find out more at http://www.ebay.com/itm/Carole-Lombard-in-No-More-Orchids-Vintage-Movie-Portrait-Photo-Columbia-1932-/190830681749?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c6e651e95.

Next, Paramount p1202-1164:

carole lombard p1202-1164a

That's Carole on the phone from her dressing room at Paramount in 1935 (with her head beautifully framed among the flowers). According to the seller, this 8" x 10" originally ran in Architectural Digest. Bidding begins at $40, with bids closing at 7:10 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday. If this pic catches your interest, visit http://www.ebay.com/itm/PHOTO-OF-CAROLE-LOMBARD-IN-HER-PARAMOUNT-STUDIO-DRESSING-ROOM-/281098581954?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4172c7f7c2 to learn more.

Next up, Lombard with a Paramount artist named Eric Stone, showing off his tribute to her:

carole lombard 122931a eric stone front
carole lombard 122931 aeric stone snipe

The photo also has a Dec. 29, 1931 stamp from the NEA syndicate.

We have no idea whatever happened to the rag portrait of Carole, but this 8" x 10" is available, with an opening bid of $100, and bidding slated to end at 7:01 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday. Want this rarity? Go to http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-1931-PHOTO-OF-CAROLE-LOMBARD-AND-ERIC-STONE-/281098579969?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4172c7f001.

Finally, a Lombard portrait that in itself isn't all that uncommon, but the source is interesting:

carole lombard nbc radio 02a front
carole lombard nbc radio 02a back
carole lombard nbc radio 02a snipe

It's from NBC radio, specifically its famed (and now gone) Los Angeles headquarters at Sunset and Vine...

los angeles nbc 00

...for the short-lived series "The Circle."

The photo is in near-mint condition, with bids opening at $50 and bids ending at 7:16 p.m. (Eastern) Thursday. You can find out more at http://www.ebay.com/itm/ORIGINAL-1939-CAROLE-LOMBARD-PHOTO-/281098583697?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item4172c7fe91.

Our latest LiveJournal header is p1202-75, a profile of Lombard looking elegant.

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