The lovely Lombard has a ‘Confession’ for ‘Picturegoer’   Leave a comment

Posted by vp19 on 2013.07.11 at 16:40
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Carole Lombard had long been a favorite of British audiences, so it was no surprise that she was a frequent cover subject for the popular UK cinema magazinePicturegoer. Here she is fronting the Dec. 4, 1937 edition in glorious pseudo-color; unlike its major U.S. counterparts at the time, Picturegoer didn’t run covers in “natural color,” but simply touched up studio black-and-white portraits. (A question to some of our British readers: Does Carole’s appearance here resemble sort of an early, less buxom version of beloved UK bombshell Diana Dors? To me, it has a bit of that feel, perhaps because here, her hair is significantly lightened.)

The headline is “Lombard Goes Wild Again…”, and it’s referring to her latest screwball comedy, “True Confession”:

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The magazine has 40 pages, measures 12″ x 9″ and is in good condition…and is being auctioned at eBay.

Bids begin at $9.99, with bidding closing at 6:23 p.m. (Eastern) Tuesday. You can find out more about it or place a bid by visiting

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Posted July 11, 2013 by vp19 in Uncategorized

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