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    A Free Soul (MGM, 1931). Jumbo Lobby Cards (2) (14" X 17").
    Norma Shearer shines in one of her best Pre-Code films, making it difficult to believe that very early in her career Florenz Ziegfeld turned her down flat, reportedly calling her a "dog", and criticizing her crossed eyes and stubby legs. It seems the actress had the last laugh, as she became a huge star at MGM, winning an Oscar for Best Actress in The Divorcee (1930) and was nominated for her role as the spirited Jan Ashe in this film, A Free Soul. Joining Shearer in a fairly minor role as a gangster is Clark Gable, as well as Leslie Howard and Lionel Barrymore, who won the Best Actor Oscar for his work. The portrait jumbo lobby card has a tear in the top border and the left border, and a chip and corner bend in the top left corner. The horizontal jumbo lobby card has corner bumps and light creases. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2012
    25th-26th Wednesday-Thursday
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