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    Gloria Swanson (Paramount, 1920s). Personality Poster (22" X 28").
    During the 1920s, Gloria Swanson was seen as the epitome of the glamorous Hollywood movie star and her films made huge money for Paramount. Fans flocked to the theater to see her not only for her emotional portrayals in lurid romances, but to see her wardrobe. Frequently decked out in beads, jewels, peacock and ostrich feathers, haute couture of the day or extravagant period pieces, one would hardly suspect that Gloria was barely five feet tall! Here, in typical fashion, Swanson is exotically adorned, looking every bit the star of the day. Restoration has addressed paper loss at the edges that extends into parts of the background, and to a tear from the top into the background. Still visible is a crease across the bottom where the poster was once folded back. The pink borders have been airbrushed, and the white borders were added during restoration. The poster shows some slight color fading, but still displays well. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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