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Lot # 668: 1928 "What the Stars Sound Like in Talking Pictures" Large Photo with Greta Garbo and Lon Chaney

Category: Entertainment

Starting Bid: $25.00

Bids: 9 (Bid History)

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Item was in Auction "February Collectors Auction 2024",
which ran from 2/19/2024 10:00 PM to
3/9/2024 8:00 PM

1928 Large two-part photograph of four major motion picture stars and how they were going to sound in new "Talking Pictures" with sound wave representations of phrases they said. A fantastic piece of Hollywood history that was issued just as the buzz around "talkies" was reaching a fever pitch. The photo was originally one large image but was separated by a newspaper archive (could be reattached) and it includes John Gilbert, Norma Shearer, Lon Chaney, and Greta Garbo. A double weight image with a full paper caption, this is an incredible and rare piece of Hollywood history that we have never seen before.

Size: 6.5x14
Designation: Vintage 1
Condition: 5/5
Quality: 5/5
Overall Grade: 10/10

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