VERONICA LAKE (ca. 1942) Iconic portrait


[Los Angeles: Paramount, 1942]. Vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo. Photo is lightly sepia toned. There is creasing in all four blank white margins. Near fine.

A stunning portrait of Veronica Lake during her early time at Paramount when she was appearing in such now classic films as I WANTED WINGS, THIS GUN FOR HIRE and I MARRIED A WITCH. Lake worked with the top directors and filmmakers and turned in some wonderfully subtle and deft performances, in which her genius has been more recently recognized. This publicity photo is coded #2745034.

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