vp19 (vp19) wrote in carole_and_co,

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Ready to honeymoon in Hawaii

carole lombard william powell 062731c honeymoon front top

When both newlyweds are actors, they should know how to properly pose for the camera, and Carole Lombard and William Powell don't disappoint as they give press photographers what they were looking for only hours after their wedding. The couple were aboard the oceanliner Malolo, heading to Hawaii and honeymoon bliss; we know this from the snipe below the photo:

carole lombard william powell 062731 honeymoon front bottom

(Actually, the honeymoon wasn't that filled with bliss, a precursor of what was to come. Carole became ill while in Hawaii, and the marriage dissolved slightly more than two years later, though Lombard and Powell remained amicable.)

This photo is vintage, from the Acme syndicated agency, as proven by the printing on the back:

carole lombard william powell 062731a honeymoon back

(The "United Press International" stamp shows it had been retained for several decades, since the United Press merged with Hearst's International News Service in 1958.)

This vintage image measures 7" x 9", and bidding begins at a quite reasonable $14.95, although the auction won't close until 10:08 p.m. (Eastern) Wednesday. Should you wish to place a bid, or are curious to learn more, visit http://www.ebay.com/itm/VTG-30s-1931-William-Powell-new-wife-Carole-Lombard-w-Snipe-Press-Wire-Photo-/390778476791?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5afc3658f7.

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