Paris: the magazine, 1935. 36p., folio magazine on newsprint (sound, not too acidic), 17x12 inch stapled wraps, illustrated with profuse rotogravure publicity stills reproduced in b&w and sepia photography amidst captions and brief texts; the only touches of color are in caricatures by Sotero, these printed inside front & back covers ergo on heavier paperstock. . American and French movie stars. Rather edgeworn and handled, with heavy dust-soil to margins of cover, an abraded spinefold, and a few quarter-inch closed marginal tears here and there, it also bears an old transverse foldline to entire item-- not a "crease," thank goodness, flattens out well. No excisions or deliberate markings, a sound reading copy. Expect some unusual angles to familiar faces, some production stills along with the glamour shots, many forgotten yet curiously memorable folk (the usual sort of paradox of celebrity, how'd that face get forgotten!).
Sotero an excellent caricaturist; the faces here are those of Marlene Dietrich (sultry), Kay Francis (glum), Katharine Hepburn (depressed), Charles Boyer (distant), Harry Bauer (at last! somebody ugly!) and Fernandel (steals the show).