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    Roberta (RKO, 1935). Jumbo Lobby Card (14" X 17").
    One of the best moments in movie musical history is this immortal pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in their third film together. This incredibly scarce jumbo lobby is from their three and a half minute dance to "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes." It's one of the highlights of the film, noted for Rogers' ability to mirror Fred's lead steps without him touching or guiding her in much of the dance, and as the famous phrase goes.."backwards and in heels." This is a different photo completely than the regular lobby card from the same dance sequence. There are just a few small tears and chips in the borders, most repaired with small pieces of archival tape on the verso. There is a light scratch in the top left background. Fine+.


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