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    Marian Marsh's Original "Svengali" Photos. These four original stills from Warner Bros.' Svengali were the treasured mementoes of the film's leading lady, Marian Marsh, who cherished them until her death in November of 2006, more then 75 years after the film's release. There are three 8" x 10" stills: one of Marian's Trilby wearing her gendarme coat (looking remarkably like Du Maurier's drawing of Trilby in his 1895 novel), a shot of Marian posing prettily with an umbrella (with the "Elmer Fryer Hollywood Photographer" stamp embossed in the lower right corner), and an ultra-rare behind-the-scenes shot of John Barrymore (in Svengali make-up and seated at a piano) and Marian entertaining a military-uniformed visitor as Archie Mayo (the film's director) and Darryl Zanuck (then Warner Bros.' production head) standing by. Additionally, there's an exquisite 11" x 14" display with a 7.5" x 9" insert photo of Marian as Trilby, posing in the night in her cape on one of designer Anton Grot's marvelously sinister "old Paris" sets. Some minor surface creases on the candid shot, otherwise Excellent condition. Little wonder Marian Marsh preserved these wonderful pictures from her most famous performance for over seven decades. From the Marian Marsh Archive.

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    October, 2007
    6th-7th Saturday-Sunday
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    The movie quite literally changed my life. I have included a pic of me in Sly's Rocky 3 Cashmere overcoat, would much appreciate if it is possible for you to forward this email to Sly to let him know the overcoat is in good hands, and will be well taken care of, (as will be the Rambo knife forging tools, the other lot I won!) Wish you very happy holidays and a great 2016!
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