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    The Song of Songs (Paramount, 1933). Window Card (14" X 22"). A relatively early film in the career of Marlene Dietrich, this is the story of Lily (Dietrich), a naive young woman who becomes a model for the sculptor with whom she falls in love. Becoming more ambitious, she leaves the artist behind to marry a high-living baron, but soon abandons him and slides into the degraded life of a cabaret singer. Her eventual destruction of the nude sculpture based on her is a renunciation of her unhappy past, before ultimately reuniting with the artist. Paper from this title is extremely scarce, rarely offered to the collecting public. This lovely window card, which pictures both Dietrich and the nude statue that is the symbolic centerpiece of the film, had paper added to the top imprint area, color touch on the left side, and several tears. Additionally, approximately one inch was trimmed on the left side, but the professional restoration is impeccable, and has restored a like-new appearance to this classic gem. Don't pass up your chance to bid on this marvelous piece. Very Good+ on Paper.

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