Coming Attractions Lobby Display Card 1949 AP428

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From the Gem Theater, somewhere in Texas. Definitely from a second-tier theatre, one that played re-releases of "A" pictures from a few years back and first run "B" Pictures. Curiously, The Lone Star State is notable for having built a multitude of small movie houses and few if any "movie palaces". Which is not very ...

Robert T. Ayers Captain of Industry or Great Statesman 1950s Oil on Board P751

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A dynamic portrait by the extremely skillful Robert Temple Ayres. To these eyes, there is a touch of FDR in the image (hint of wheelchair, cane, pince-nez), but with more of the air of an actor who could be playing him (Ralph Bellamy), HOWEVER, in the words of the BBC political miniseries, House of Cards, ...

Robert T. Ayers Set Illustration Golden Age of Hollywood 1950s Oil On Board P749

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Paintings such as this helped immeasurably in the production process by allowing the director and his design and camera teams to visualize what they were about to do. And when you had an artist of Ayers' capabilities and facility, all the better. And here we have the atmosphere of respectable small town America circa 1918 ...

Pastel Portrait of Lauren Bacall by Bill Seay P743

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Pastel Portrait Of Lauren Bacall by Bill Seay in a Mad Pink Frame. Decorator, designer, artist, author, and even former child actor in the silents, Bill Seay let all his talents flourish, and especially his gift for perceptive and very stylish portraiture. He also had a gift for friendship that extended to many of his sitters ...

Joan Crawford in Peasant Blouse Signed Studio Portrait by Bert Six 1950 AP373

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Bert Six (1902-1967). His eye created many of the most iconic images of Hollywood's Golden Age in his capacity as one of Warner Brothers' cadre of ace studio photographers. Joan Crawford made a very successful comeback at Warner Brothers after MGM playing some of the toughest dames ever to sear celluloid. Signed to her friend, ...

Signed Studio Portrait of Joan Crawford Covered in Mink (Bert Six) 1950 AP374

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Bert Six (1902-1967). His eye created many of the most iconic images of Hollywood's Golden Age in his capacity as one of Warner Brothers' cadre of ace studio photographers. Joan Crawford made a very successful comeback at Warner Brothers after MGM playing some of the toughest dames ever to sear celluloid. Signed to her friend, ...

Joan Crawford Signed Studio Portrait by Bert Six from “The Damned Don’t Cry” 1950 AP375

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Bert Six (1902-1967). His eye created many of the most iconic images of Hollywood's Golden Age in his capacity as one of Warner Brothers' cadre of ace studio photographers. Joan Crawford made a very successful comeback at Warner Brothers after MGM playing some of the toughest dames ever to sear celluloid. Signed to her friend, ...

Black & White Photograph of William S. Hart 1870-1946 A541

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An original signed photograph of William S. Hart, one of the first Western movie stars in Hollywood. Already a distinguished stage actor, he embraced and pioneered the new medium as a director. producer and screenwriter as well as an actor, becoming not only one of its first great stars, but also a true icon. Passionately ...

George Hurrell portrait of Marion Davies for MGM 1929 P632

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Spectacular original photograph by Hurrell. Beautiful condition: With studio notation. Marion Davies (January 3, 1897 – September 22, 1961) was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist. Davies was already building a reputation as a popular film comedienne when newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, with whom she began a relationship, took over management of her career. ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann on a McCormick-Deering Trac-Tractor AP278

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Ann of a Thousand Rides. $200. “Whatever happened to McCormick-Deering?” The name was used on farm implements until some time ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann and a 1938 Packard 120 Convertible AP276

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Ann backs it up to the bumper of a '38 Packard 120 Convertible. Price on request. We ship using UPS ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann Boarding United Airlines Coast-To-Coast 1940s AP277

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Peripatetic Career Gal Ann in a chic traveling ensemble complete with a briefcase: we approve. $150.

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann, Fan Mail, Pan Am Clipper AP275

We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Ann in 1860s costume receiving bags of fan mail at the dock from the Captain of a Pan ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann, a Fellow Starlet, Santa, and the Goodyear Blimp AP274

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Santa delivering gifts from the North Pole via blimp... o-kay... and it's windy... The only thing that makes ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann on Bikes AP273

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Bicycles and Ann Rutherford make for the cutest combo. $150. Ann Rutherford (1917-2012). A prolific performer with roughly 60 movies ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: An Ann Sampler, Calendar Cutie to Mademoiselle of the Modes AP271

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. This selection runs the gamut of poses and atmospheres a hard working young star would inhabit while supplying ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Slightly Surrealistic Ann AP272

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. This pair of stills are frankly a hoot, though Ann pulls off high style glamor girl with aplomb, ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: at MGM, photos by Eric Carpenter AP270

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Here we have a selection of photos taken by the increasingly recognized studio photographer Eric Carpenter at ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: Ann Being Shadowed By A 1937 Packard 12 Cylinder Sedan AP279

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Mystery: is Ann being followed by her chauffeur? Why has she decided to walk in this bleak tree-less ...

The Ann Rutherford Files: In The End, Ann Chooses A 1941 Ford Super Deluxe Convertible AP280

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We are delighted to have come into possession of a portion of the movie star Ann Rutherford's personal archive of photographs: a golden age time capsule of motion picture PR centered on one of Hollywood's most delightful personalities. Ann reviews important literature with a representative of the Ford Motor Company. You bet she's going to join ...