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Vintage original 8 x 10 in. US single-weight glossy photograph from the 1920s silent film comedy/romance, PAID TO LOVE, released in 1927 by the Fox Film Corporation and directed by Howard Hawks.


As indicated near the lower left corner, this photograph was taken by the renowned Hollywood photographer Max Munn Autrey. The image features an interior publicity portrait shot of the film's star, George O'Brien, in costume as Crown Prince Michael. It is in very good+ condition as shown.


*"Paid to Love is a 1927 American silent comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and written by Malcolm Stuart Boylan, William M. Conselman, Benjamin Glazer, and Seton I. Miller. The film stars George O'Brien, Virginia Valli, J. Farrell MacDonald, William Powell, Thomas Jefferson, and Hank Mann. The film was released on July 23, 1927, by Fox Film Corporation."
*(source: Wikipedia)


*"According to information in the Twentieth Century-Fox Records of the Legal Department at the UCLA Theater Arts Library, the title of Harry Carr's original story was "A Royal Scandal." In 1931 Fox remade Paid to Love in a Spanish-language version entitled Hay que casar al príncipe. That film was directed by Lewis Seiler and starring José Mojica and Conchita Montenegro.


American banker Peter Roberts travels to a Balkan kingdom in order to establish more firmly its financial status, and in the process he befriends the crown prince, who, he feels, should be getting married. Roberts attempts to facilitate a match by taking the prince to an apache cafe, and there they find the perfect girl, Gaby. The prince becomes enamored of her, and after some maneuvering, the girl is made a duchess so that she may be in the proper class for marrying a crown prince."

*(source: AFI Catalog of Feature Films)



PAID TO LOVE (1927) 8x10 Photograph 01 By Max Munn Autrey

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