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    The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (RKO, 1939). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire star in their final RKO film together, as the real-life dancing team of Vernon and Irene Castle. The couple popularized ballroom dancing prior to WWI, and became a sensation across the country. In the sad but effective ending, Irene must carry on after Vernon is killed in a plane crash. Edna May Oliver and Walter Brennan co-star. There are pinholes in the corners, a light crease in the top border, edge wear at the right, and rounded corners. There is a light smudge in the image and one piece of paper tape on the reverse. This spectacular card features several images of the dancing couple. Very Fine-.


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