"Gold Diggers of Broadway" (Warner Bros, 1929). MOSTLY LOST FILM (only 20 minutes exist). From the Lester Glassner Collection. SINGLE WEIGHT; 8" x 10 1/8" approx. Great super-rare photo of chorus girls from Warner Bros 1929 pre-code musical comedy "Gold Diggers of Broadway, " the second all-talkie technicolor film.
Only 20 minutes of the original print exists and this film is now considered PARTIALLY LOST. Film stills and photos from lost films are highly prized by collectors and film historians as they give a scarce glance into the original feature. T he richness of the original staging is obvious. This photo is over 90 years old and in terrific high grade condition.
Don't miss this opportunity to acquire a piece of Hollywood rarity! This photo was acquired by us from the Lester Glassner estate in 2012.
The Glassner collection of entertainment and pop culture memorabilia included perhaps the largest collection of vintage film stills in private hands... 250,000 photos in all!His choice movie posters are archived in the Library of Congress. You can learn more about the Lester Glassner collection with a simple Google search.
This photo is guaranteed VINTAGE AND ORIGINAL to the period it was taken. It is not a later re-strike or modern print.It is not computer generated. GRADING : We use comic book grading standards, as defined by Overstreet and Comic Guarantee Corp. For grading all of our paper collectibles.
These strict standards are well-developed and widely accepted. The various grades we use are generally applied as follows.
Near Mint - item is bright and clean, virtually defect-free and appears "like new"... Any defects would be barely perceptible and only visible upon close inspection. Very Fine / Near Mint - at first glance appears near mint but upon close inspection very minor degradation or one or two very small defects become apparent. Very Fine - generally clean and bright and still high grade and desirable but may have a few small defects e. Minor corner crease, light bend, subtle image degradation, etc.
Nice collectible item but defects are more noticable and apparent.. May have some soiling or image issues.Very Good - lower grade... Wear and tear is readily apparent... Item is still complete though. Could be a piece missing from a corner or a major tear. Fair or poor - the lowest grades... We generally only offer items in this condition if they are hard to find. ADMIN : Check our other listings for more terrific Hollywood photos.
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