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    The Saturday Night Kid (Paramount, 1929). Window Card (14" X 22").
    The emergence of talking films would be problematic for the popular star Clara Bow, not because she did not have a suitable voice, but because of her fears of the microphone, and the studio's pressure to get her into talkies, without proper coaching. This is one of only a handful of talking pictures Bow made, and it is a delightful romantic comedy. She stars with Jean Arthur as gold-digging sisters who work at a department store and dream of catching the same wealthy man, played by James Hall. Arthur is more clever and underhanded, but it's the bubbly Bow who wins the day. Another Jean is in the film - Jean Harlow can be seen in a bit part. The poster had a crease at the bottom edge, and the top 4" of the imprint area has been replaced, however the image area is impeccable. Excellent restoration has rendered these issues unnoticeable, and this gorgeous full-length portrait of Bow is a great find. Fine- on Cardstock.


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