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    Gloria Swanson Personality Poster (Paramount, 1920s). Poster (20" X 25.25").
    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. The poster has been restored, with touch-up to slight fold wear, with paper loss in the lower border through the "S" in Swanson and just into the image of the gravel covered ground. There is airbrushing to the borders. This is the only copy we have ever seen of this special display produced by Paramount as they did for their biggest stars! Fine.


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    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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