Photographs of early American movies : photographic prints.


Photographs of early American movies : photographic prints.

Photographs of early American movies : photographic prints.

Promotional scenes for movies primarily produced during the 1920s. Studios include Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Warner Brothers Vitaphone Pictures. Films and actors depicted are The gilded lily with Mae Murray; A slave of fashion with Norma Shearer andMary Carr; The fighting heart with George O'Brien; Cabaret with Gilda Gray; Soft cushions with Douglas MacLean and Sue Carol; The mystic with Aileen Pringle and Conway Tearle; Beverly of Graustark with Marion Davies; Blonde or Brunette with Arlette Marchal and Adolphe Menjou; Made for Love with Leatrice Joy and Edward J. Burns; Lights of New York with J. Cullen Landis and Wheeler Oakman; Shipwrecked with Joseph Schildkraut; The garden of Allah with Marlene Dietrich, Charles Boyer, Tilly Losch, C. Aubrey Smith and Basil Rathbone; A cafe in Cairo with Priscilla Dean and Robert Ellis; Love's blindness with Pauline Starke and Antonio Moreno; Fig leaves with Olive Borden and George Andr ̄Beranger; Soul mates with Aileen Pringle and Edmund Lowe; The breath of scandal; Mummy love; and one unidentified.

23 photographic prints ; ca.26 x 20.5 cm.

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