vp19 (vp19) wrote in carole_and_co,

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She's been framed! (And colorized!)

"Twentieth Century" is generally regarded as Carole Lombard's breakthrough movie, the film where she showed she could stand toe-to-toe with acting titan John Barrymore and even give him a kick (as seen above). An artifact of Lombard from that time now is available on eBay -- a framed black-and-white photo of her to which hints of color have been added:

Here's how the seller describes it:

Note the seller makes no claim regarding the Lombard signature; it's certainly not an original, and probably isn't even hers. For the sake of completeness, here's the back of the frame:

Bidding begins at $19.99 and the auction is set to end at 8:51 p.m. (Eastern) Sunday. If you'd like to bid, or simply find out more, go to http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Legendary-Actress-CAROLE-LOMBARD-Original-1934-PORTRAIT-Photo-B-W-w-Colo/161882458320?_trksid=p2045573.c100033.m2042&_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20131017132637%26meid%3Ddee7ad8907a147d59aecc6dad2fcadb2%26pid%3D100033%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D4%26sd%3D161882458320.

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