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Carole Lombard plaid vest from I Take this Woman

Currency:USD Category:Memorabilia Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:800.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Carole Lombard plaid vest from I Take this Woman
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Carole Lombard plaid vest from I Take this Woman. (Paramount, 1931) This plaid dress vest was worn by the character Kay Dowling portrayed by legendary actress Carole Lombard in the 1931 motion picture I Take This Woman starring Gary Cooper. The custom tailored vest is in good condition with the original Paramount label and tailor’s label with the name “Carol [sic] Lombard” and production date “April 1931” clearly handwritten in slightly faded ink. The distressed satin back was modified slightly for use in a later production. In an interesting side note, I Take This Woman very nearly became one of Hollywood’s legendary “lost” films. The film became an “orphan” when the rights reverted back to author Mary Roberts Rinehart, who had no interest in it and allowed the original reels and all supporting materials to disintegrate, except for a single 16mm acetate print from which the film was later restored making this a truly rare artifact of motion picture history.