Luise Rainer for The Toy Wife, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1938

Clarence S. Bull, American, 1895 - 1979



Gelatin silver print

Image: 12 5/16 × 9 5/16 in. (31.3 × 23.7 cm)

Sheet: 13 × 10 in. (33 × 25.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Robert Dance, Class of 1977, in honor of Maurice Rapf, Class of 1935



North America, United States


20th century

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Not on view


Stamped, on reverse, upper left, in purple ink: KINDLY CREDIT / M-G-M / Photo By Clarence S. BULL / 1040 x 30; Stamped, on reverse, upper left, in black ink: DELL PUBLISHING COMPANY, Inc / Name [underline][inscribed, in graphite: Rainer, Luise] / Received [underline] [inscribed, in graphite: 1938] / Used [underline]; Typewritten text, on reverse, below center, in black ink: GREY FAILLE with blue velvet ribbon detail and corded bow / fastenings is charming in this costume designed by Adrian / for Luise Rainer, in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer production, / "The Toy Wife." (underlined) Bonnet of grey straw with blue and grey / feather frou-frou and blue velvet tie. Stamped, on reverse, lower right, in blue ink: METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER'S / "THE TOY WIFE" / Starring LUISE RAINER / with MELVYN DOUGLAS and / ROBERT YOUNG / Directed By- RICHARD THORPE / Produced By- MERIAN C. COOPER


Robert Dance; given to present collection, 2001.

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