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    The Girl from Missouri (MGM, 1934). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Before being titled The Girl from Missouri, this picture was originally called Eadie Was a Lady and then Born to be Kissed, but the Hays Office's enforcement of the Production Code nixed that title halfway through filming. Jean Harlow stars as a country girl trying to break into show business while keeping her morals, a task that gets a much more difficult after Lionel Barrymore enters the scene. Franchot Tone, Lewis Stone, Patsy Kelly, Alan Mowbray, and Clara Blandick all costar, while Jack Conway directs. Professional restoration has repaired pinholes, small tears, a couple of slivers of paper loss at the edges, and creasing, including a vertical crease in Jean Harlow's image. The window card had a section of surface paper loss from Harlow's credit to Franchot Tone's shoulder into his shirt, as well as some in the left and right sides of the credits. The imprint area was once trimmed, but has now been replaced. Very Good/Fine on Linen.


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