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    Jacques Kapralik Advertising (MGM, 1940s). Ad Pieces (93) (9" X 12").
    Starting in the 1930s and going well into the 1950s, Jacques Kapralik worked for MGM and would create some of the most recognizable and highly stylized caricatures of the studio's stars. These images were created to announce the studio's latest releases, sometimes in the pages of The Lion's Roar magazine; a publication that was distributed to theatre owners throughout the country, and sometimes as stand alone ads sent to the exhibitors. This lot has 93 ads and features almost every major star that worked for MGM from the late 1930s through the 1950s including Garbo, Crawford, Gable, Hepburn, Stewart, Lamarr, Powell, Loy and many others. This is a very rare opportunity to own these prestigious images. Most are in very clean condition showing only the slightest wear to the edges. Very Fine+.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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