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    Say it with Songs (Warner Brothers, 1929). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    Offered in this lot are two lobby cards for Al Jolson's first full-length all-talkie picture, for which Warner Brothers paid him a salary of $500,000, an astonishing sum for 1929. Also of note, this was the first film in which the actor did not sing a song in blackface. These two scene cards have different hand colored borders and inset logos, and one features Jolson singing his signature song, "Back in Your Own Backyard." The other card includes a closeup shot of Jolson, Marion Nixon, and Frank Campeau, and it has only tackholes in the borders and image, with slight tears and faint rust stains, and light border smudges. Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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