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    Early Marilyn Monroe Lot (1947-1950). Lobby Cards (5) (11" X 14").
    Hollywood's bodacious blonde bombshell didn't fall into stardom with her first on-screen appearance like some of those lucky few actresses, she climbed her way to the top through a series of bit parts and hard work, expanding her range until she made the full transition from background eye candy to top-billed actress. Though her first film appearance consisted of a whopping total of nine lines of dialogue in The Dangerous Years, her star did seem to begin its rise just three films later in her first starring role for Ladies of the Chorus. However her luck wasn't to last, and she found herself as an uncredited extra in A Ticket to Tomahawk, a bit part in The Fireball, and in a five minute scene in The Asphalt Jungle. However, that minor appearance in John Huston's crime drama gained her notice, proving to be a permanent small step up the Hollywood ladder. All of the cards show light smudging and corner bumps. The cards for Fireball and The Dangerous Years have pinholes in the background and borders and staining, the Dangerous Years also has two scratches in the image area and two pieces of cellophane tape in the left border. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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