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Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express by Don English (Paramount, 1932). Portrait Photo (8" X 10").. ...

2011 November 18-19 Vintage Movie Posters Signature Auction- Dallas #7043

 
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Auction Ended On: Nov 19, 2011
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Location: Heritage Auctions
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Dallas, TX 75219

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Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express by Don English (Paramount, 1932). Portrait Photo (8" X 10").
Vintage gelatin silver, single weight, glossy photo. With direction and lighting by genius Josef von Sternberg, photographer Don English took what would become the most iconic image of Marlene Dietrich. Starring as the courtesan Shanghai Lily, Dietrich strikes a thoughtful, mesmerizing pose for this highly desirable photograph. The photo has a tear at the right side, with cellophane tape on the verso, surface wear, and minor corner bumps. Verso: A German stamp and typed publicity information in English and Spanish. Fine-.

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