Group of 69 Pieces Vintage Hollywood Movie Advertising Ephemera 1920s-40s

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 in November, 2023.

Group of (69) pieces of 1920s – 1940s Hollywood related photos and ephemera, with many used to promote film bookings to theatres:

“Lucky Night” (1939, Robert Taylor, Myrna Loy) theatre promotion card

(8) silent movie advertising cards, selling the films to theatre owners, 1920s
The Woman of Bronze, Clara Kimball Young … Fashion Row, Mae Murray … The Man Life Passed By … Pleasure Mad, Norma Shearer … Jazz Mania, Mae Murray … The Blot … Your Friend and Mine, Enid Bennett. Each measures 9.5″ x 4.5″ inches.

(19) theatrical handbills for upcoming film showings, 1930s movies
Each highlights three movies, using poster artwork for each. Such titles as “Hold Your Man” (Clark Gable, Jean Harlow); “Sadie McKee” (Joan Crawford); “Whirlpool” (Jack Holt); “Show-Off” (Spencer Tracy); “20th Century” (Carole Lombard, John Barrymore); “Ever in My Heart” (Barbara Stanwyck); “A Very Honorable Guy” (Joe E. Brown); “Men in White” (Clark Gable, Myrna Loy); “Laughing Boy” (Ramon Novarro, Lupe Velez); “Little Women” (Katharine Hepburn); “The Thin Man” (William Powell, Myrna Loy). The Rowena Theatre, Fenton, Michigan.

c1950s Max Factor Hollywood “The New Art of Makeup” booklet
Color makeup techniques throughout, illustrated with beautiful portraits of leading ladies and starlets.

1929 movie advertising promo bookmark for “The Mysterious Island”
The film version of Jules Verne’s novel, released in October 1929. Measures 2.5″ x 9″ inches.

1955 Universal Studios Tour Booklet
Universal-International Studios tour booklet with a roster of stars, upcoming movies and highlights of the back lot.

1927 Program for The Plaza Cinema (Paramount Pictures) at Piccadilly Circus, London
Theatre program for films showing, “Forlorn River” with Jack Holt, and “It” starring Clara Bow.

(7) advertising postcards for MGM films, 1937
Sent by MGM to fans who had requested autographed photos of several stars, these promo cards advertised upcoming movies such as “Broadway Melody of 1937”, “A Day at the Races”, “Mannequin”, and “Hold That Kiss”.

(31) original black and white film stills from “Calaboose” (United Artists, 1943)
From the Western movie “Calaboose” starring Noah Beery Jr., Mary Brian and Jimmy Rogers. All with original press snipes on reverse.

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