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    Enoch Bolles - Original Pulp Magazine Cover Art (1930).
    Film Fun May, 1930. The model for this elegant art deco jester was Marion Nixon, a popular Hollywood actress in the '20s and '30s who made the transition from silent movies to "talkies." She appeared in 73 films, among them, "Riders of the Purple Sage" (1925) with Tom Mix, "Charlie Chan's Chance" (1932) with Warner Oland, and she starred as Rebecca in "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" (1932).
    Oil on canvas, approximately 24 x 18. Signed lower right.
    Reproduced in The Great American Pin-up (Martignette & Meisel), page 51, fig. 87.
    An issue of the Film Fun magazine is included.

    keywords: illustrator, illustration, painting, romance, film, cinema, glamour, beauty, movie star


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    February, 2004
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