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3x245 CHINA SEAS Mexican LC R50s Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Rosalind Russell, C. Aubrey Smith

Date Sold 9/18/2012
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An Undated (probably 1950s) Re-Release Vintage Theatrical Mexican Movie Lobby Card (LC; measures 12 1/2" x 16 1/4" [32 x 41 cm]) (Learn More)

China Seas, the 1935 Tay Garnett Shanghai romantic love triangle high seas action adventure thriller (a pretty wild story of a captain of a steamship bound from China to Shanghai with a cargo of gold, and his floozy girlfriend "China Doll" is along on the voyage, but he meets his former girlfriend, a classy English widow, and he starts romancing her, which makes his girlfriend jealous, so she plots with her buddy to rob the gold, and the captain is almost killed, and the buddy commits suicide, and the widow realizes the captain loves his girlfriend, even though she tried to kill him, so the widow leaves, and the girlfriend is arrested, and the captain philosophically prepares for another voyage!) starring Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, Wallace Beery, Lewis Stone, Rosalind Russell, Dudley Digges, and C. Aubrey Smith. Note that the classy English widow was played by Rosalind Russell. She had been signed by MGM the year before, and had played minor roles in several MGM movies. The following year, she got some starring roles, and she would become one of MGM's leading actresses of the 1940s, and one of their most successful actresses during World War II!
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Important Added Info: Note that this lobby card measures 12 1/2" x 16 1/4" [32 x 41 cm].

Condition: good to very good.
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