Barcelona: Ediciones M.C. Barcelona, 1930. First edition. Postcard(s). 3.5x5.5" each. This is a collection of 10 colorized photo-postcards from Ernst Lubitsch's musical film "The Love Parade" (1929), released by Paramount Pictures. Issued to coincide with the film's April 1930 Spanish premiere, these glossy postcards display scenes from the film and feature stars Maurice Chevalier (as Count Alfred Renard) and Jeanette MacDonald (as Queen Louise). This early sound film, based on the 1903 play "Le Prince Consort" by Leon Xanrof and Jules Chancel, was a wildly successful and ushered in a new era of classic Hollywood musical films in the "talkie" era. The film was nominated for 6 academy awards, including best actor for Chevalier and best director for Lubitsch.
Each postcard is captioned in Spanish and numbered below the image. Publisher's ink stamps on the versos. Light foxing and/or water stains on the versos of the postcards. Images clean and bright. Cards bowed a bit. Cards in overall very good- to near fine condition overall. vg- to near fine. Item #45611