Posted by vp19 on 2014.04.30 at 08:56
Current mood: artistic
That really doesn’t concern memorabilia collectors more than 75 years after the movie’s release, and six, count ’em, six, vintage lobby cards — all with a linen finish — are at auction at eBay.
None will come cheaply; the lowest-priced card has an opening bid of a mere $169.99…
…while at the other end of the spectrum, bidding on these two begins at $249.99:
The other three all have a starting bid of $229.99:
All are in at least very good condition, aside from some darkening apparently indicative of Warners linen-backed lobby cards of the era. Bidding on all six ends between 10:16 and 10:48 p.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday. To see all six or learn more, visit http://stores.ebay.com/aaavintagemovieposters?_dmd=2&_nkw=carole+lombard.
To close today’s entry, a salute to fools…”Fools In Love,” that is. One of the highlights from Joe Jackson’s first album, “Look Sharp!” (it should have been his follow-up single to “Is She Really Going Out With Him?”), here’s Joe and his band performing it from March 1980 at the fabled Rockpalast in Cologne, West Germany: