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    Love Before Breakfast (Universal, 1936). One Sheet (27.5" X 41").
    In the classic comedy Love Before Breakfast, Carole Lombard, as Park Avenue beauty Kay Colby, is pursued by both oil company owner Scott Miller (Preston Foster) and her fiance, who is also Miller's employee, Bill Wadsworth (Cesar Romero). Miller tries to interfere with the couple by having Wadsworth transferred to Japan, but will love conquer all in the end? Based on Spinster Dinner, a Faith Baldwin novel, this film is known for featuring some of the most incredible photography of Lombard ever captured. Lombard's rise to fame was at times both glamorous and tragic, endearing her to fans around the world. A car accident in 1926 left the up and coming star's face badly scarred, prompting Fox to cancel her contract. After extensive plastic surgery she managed to find work with Mack Sennett, turning out 13 two-reelers in 18 months. Full-length features at Pathe and Paramount soon followed, making her one of Hollywood's biggest draws. Even better fortune followed, as Lombard made the successful transition from silent to sound films, aided by her sultry, silky voice. Sadly, after achieving such tremendous success, Lombard prematurely died at the age of 34 in a plane crash following a World War II war bond drive. Heritage is pleased to present this incredible stone litho one sheet that is rare and features one of the best-known images of this beloved actress ever released. Only a sliver of paper loss in top border required touchup. The linen has been trimmed up to the edge of the border. Very Fine on Linen.




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