LIBELED LADY | WILLIAM POWELL, MYRNA LOY (1936) Oversized portrait by Laszlo Willinger


[Los Angeles: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1936]. Vintage original 9.75 x 13″ (24 x 32 cm.) black-and-white double weight matte print still photo, USA. William Powell, Myrna Loy, Jean Harlow, Spencer Tracy, dir: Jack Conway. Near fine. 

This was the fifth of fourteen film pairings of team William Powell and Myrna Loy. They are forever remembered as the perfect Nick and Nora Charles of the Thin Man series. Their characters were at odds with each other in this highly regarded screwball comedy. One would not know that with this exquisite portrait of the couple, likely by photographer Laszlo Willinger. 

Still is coded “939-90X”. “NEA Ref. Dept 10/25/36” ink date stamp and remnants of original attached paper blurb on verso. Right and left blank white borders slightly trimmed for publication.

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