Original photograph of Luise Rainer, circa 1930s

Luise Rainer (subject)

N.p. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], Circa 1930s. Vintage promotional photograph of actress Luise Rainer, circa 1930s. With Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio credit on bottom right corner of the recto.

Rainer is most famous for being the first actress to win back-to-back Academy Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role in 1937 and 1938 for "The Great Zeigfeld" (1936) and "The Good Earth" (1937) respectively. She did a number of stage productions and films in Austria and Germany before she started working with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, a contract that lasted only three years due to the high expectations placed on her after her double Oscar win.

8 x 10 inches, Very Good with toning on the left side of the photograph and wear to the finish.

[Book #159994]