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    The Blue Angel (Paramount, 1930). German Lobby Cards (2) (9" X 11.5").
    The story of a bachelor professor (Emil Jannings) who becomes obsessed with speakeasy singer Lola Lola (Marlene Dietrich), this was the picture that made Dietrich a star. Although many fine actresses were considered for the role of Lola, including Gloria Swanson, Louise Brooks, Brigitte Helm, Leni Riefenstahl, and Lotte Lenya, director Josef von Sternberg chose Dietrich, and a star was born. Offered here are two German lobby cards for this landmark film. The Dietrich lobby has a small abrasion in the top right and several small dents in the upper left, as well as a studio stamp and a snipe on the reverse, while the Jannings card, which also has a studio stamp and some handwriting in pencil on the reverse, is unmarked on the front. These exceptionally rare pieces, both of which bear the UFA Studios logo, will make a prime addition to any collection. Very Fine.


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