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    Katharine Hepburn by Clarence Sinclair Bull (MGM, 1940). Portrait Still (10" X 13").
    Vintage black and white, double weight, satin finish still. This flawless profile image of Katharine Hepburn was taken at the time of her triumphant return to the screen, after a two year hiatus, in which she received rave reviews for her Broadway role as Tracy Lord in The Philadelphia Story. Written for her by playwright Philip Barry, Hepburn bought the film rights to the story, sold them to MGM, and chose George Cukor (who directed her in her very first film, A Bill of Divorcement) to direct. The film was a blockbuster and started her on an extremely successful run of films that continued for decades. The still has very light wrinkles and a corner bump in the top left. On the verso, there is an MGM/Clarence S. Bull credit stamp, a Culver Service stamp, and typed publicity information. This is a powerful portrait of the very talented and powerful actress. Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2009
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