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    Dancing Lady (MGM, 1933). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). A landmark film, this picture not only stars Joan Crawford as Janie Barlow, a dancer who goes from burlesque stripper to Broadway sensation, along with Franchot Tone as Tod Newton, the wealthy young man who discovers her, and Clark Gable as Patch Gallegher, a Broadway impresario who helps her rise to the top, but also features the screen debut of Fred Astaire, an early appearance by singer Nelson Eddy, and also showcases one of the last appearances of Ted Healy and His Three Stooges before Moe Howard, Larry Fine, and Jerome "Curly" Howard went off on their own to comedy superstardom. One musical number features a group of dancing robots that were reused a few years later in the Gene Autry serial, The Phantom Empire (1935). That's a lot of landmarks to pack into one movie! Offered here is a beautiful scene card, picturing Gable and Crawford. It has pinholes in the top corners, corner bumps, and a very small abrasion near Crawford's eye. These minor flaws are only apparent under close examination, giving it the appearance of an even higher grade. Very Fine+.

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