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    Louise Brooks in Pandora's Box (Sud Film,1929). German Transparency Lobby Card (8.25" X 10.5", Mounted 9" X 11.75").
    Heritage presents a highly unique find -- a lovely, hand tinted German transparency lobby card featuring beautiful, intriguing, and controversial Louise Brooks. The actress was a bona fide Jazz Age trendsetter, in many ways creating the "flapper" style, complete with bobbed hair cut, that has come to epitomize the era. She left Hollywood to make films in Europe, many of which are among her best. This compelling picture, the first of several collaborations with director G. W. Pabst, is about Lulu, a young girl whose innocent, yet amoral lifestyle brings tragedy to all around her. Lulu meets a brutal end when the last man she befriends turns out to be the mysterious Jack the Ripper. There are pinholes in the corners, small stains in the top border, a tear in the top border, and light scratches. Embossed German censor stamp in the bottom right. The 8.25" X 10.5" transparency has been mounted with cellophane tape on the verso to a photographic paper "frame." Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2014
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