Cover for magazine Photoplay featuring Norma Talmadge

Photoplay Cover featuring star Norma Talmadge

Description

The unkind cover of magazine Photoplay, featuring Norma Talmadge.

Date: December 1929.

Source Desc

Scan from private collection, transferred from en.wikipedia, transferred to Commons by User:Stef48 using CommonsHelper

Author Link

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:DCGeist

Author Description

Earl Christy; Original rights holder: Photoplay Publishing Co; Original uploader was DCGeist at en.wikipedia

Licence

Public domain; Permission: PD-PRE1964

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