ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES" MajGen Smedley BUTLER, USMC, Lon CHANEY.
ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES"
ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES"
ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES"
ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES"
ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES"
ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES"

ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH: "TELL IT TO THE MARINES"

Hollywood: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1926. First Edition. This is an ORIGINAL STILL PHOTOGRAPH taken on the set of "TELL IT TO THE MARINES", a 1926 MGM movie, starring Lon Chaney.This photograph shows Major General Smedley Butler, USMC, in uniform with Director George W. Hill (second from left) and camera crew members on the set at the San Diego Naval Base. 8" x 10". Black and white with a glossy finish. Affixed is a snipe from Howard Dietz (then head publicist for MGM), noting that General Butler was a technical adviser for the film, and appeared in a few scenes. Smedley Butler (1881-1940) attained the rank of Major General, which was the highest rank then allowed Marine Corps officers. He was, at the time of his death, the most decorated Marine in U.S. history, having been awarded two (2) Medals of Honor among many other awards. He was known as "Old Gimlet Eye". A very scarce photograph. Some chipping and bending from handling, but Very Good or better, now in a clear 4 mil mylar protective envelope. FREE SHIPPING to any United States address. Very Good / 4-mil clear mylar envelope. Item #1949

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