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    The Show Off (MGM, 1934). Lobby Cards (6) (11" X 14"). The part of J. Aubrey Piper, loudmouth braggart and stretcher of truth, was originally slated to go to Lee Tracy, not Spencer. However, while shooting "Viva Villa!" in Mexico, Tracy got drunk and, after misadventures with the Mexican army, was deported and later fired by MGM. Spencer Tracy ended up with the role and eventually a long term contract with the studio. These lobby cards have minor corner bumps. There is a light dust shadow on one card, and two of the cards have the upper and lower right corners cut off. Without the cuts, the cards would grade as Near Mint. Tracy appears on all six cards. Very Fine+.

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    March, 2007
    30th-31st Friday-Saturday
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