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    What Price Hollywood? (RKO, 1932). Window Card (14" X 22"). "What Price Hollywood" is sometimes referred to as the first screen version of "A Star Is Born." There are many strong resemblances between the two films, but "What Price Hollywood" has enough merits to stand as its own entity. Constance Bennett portrays the rising starlet who gets a career boost from prominent, but alcoholic, film director Lowell Sherman. Neil Hamilton plays Bennett's husband, who leaves her because of the demands of her career. Thrown back together with Sherman, Bennett is unable to save him from the bottle and he commits suicide in her bedroom, ruining her career with the ensuing scandal. This poster has surface wrinkles, creases, and small border dings. The poster has been professionally restored, greatly reducing these defects. Fine on Paper.

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