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Oelrichs, Marjorie

Published by Boncilla Laboratories Inc. c. 1927, 1927
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Boncilla Laboratories Inc., c. 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo, approx. 5 7/8" by 8 7/8", 95 pages. Decorative paper-covered boards with some wear at edges. Black and white photo frontis. of author. Black and white line drawings in text. Oelrichs was a society beauty also know as "Bubbles," who married famous band leader Eddy Duchin and was shunned by her family for marrying beneath her. She was described by Vogue as having "waxen skin and eyebrows like butterflies." An Edward Steichen photo of Oelrichs was included in an advertisement for Pond's cold cream in a 1926 copy of Ladies' Home Journal. Kim Novak portrayed Oelrichs in the 1956 Hollywood biopic "The Eddy Duchin Story" opposite Tyrone Power as Duchin. 061508B. Bookseller Inventory # 000014713

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Publisher: Boncilla Laboratories Inc. c. 1927

Publication Date: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: First edition

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