MUMBAI: For the first time in public auction history, over $1,000,000 of ‘Pre-code’ 1920s and 1930s
On 7 and 8 November, Profiles in History, the world’s leading dealer of authentic Hollywood artifacts will present over 1,000 fine art photographs featuring history’s most legendary actresses including Greta Garbo, Joan Crawford, Jean Harlow, Carole Lombard, Clara Bow, Marlene Dietrich, Bette Davis, Louise Brooks, Norma Shearer and Thelma Todd and actors including Clark Gable, Lon Chaney, Sr., Gary Cooper, John Barrymore and William Powell, to name a few.
These classic photographs were shot by legends in their own right including George Hurrell, Clarence Sinclair Bull (head of MGM’s still department for nearly 40 years) and Ruth Harriet Louise, who as the first woman photographer active in Hollywood, ran Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s portrait studio from 1925-1930. Additional, ultra-rare photos from films including The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari will also be offered.
These extremely rare original photos show a rare glimpse into the sexy, glamour period of
Bids can be placed either in person, in advance via mail, phone, fax or live over the Internet via eBay Live Auctions
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Profiles in History, owner, Joe Maddalena, commented, “