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    The Great Ziegfeld (MGM, 1936). Title Lobby Card and Scene Card (11" X 14"). A musical biopic tracing the life and times of famed impressario Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.(William Powell), this movie garnered three Academy Awards in 1937, including Best Actress (Luise Rainer), Best Dance Direction, and Best Picture. The production number, "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody," one of the highlights of the film, showcases 180 performers and cost over $200,000 to shoot. While the film's budget skyrocketed to more than $2 million overall, the picture ended up earning over $40 million. Offered here is a beautiful title card and a lovely scene card. The title card is virtually without flaw, a superb example, with only a few repaired pinholes in the corners to keep it from a grade of Mint. The scene card displays a number of pinholes in the corners, all of which have been repaired. These defects are now only visible under close examination, and do in no way detract from the beauty of these Golden Age gems. Very Fine+.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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