Beauties Of Today 1931

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Full titles read: "Beauties of today - Filmed at the famous Opera House, ----." - could be Paris, France? (remainder of title is obscured by timecode.) (new title) "National distinctions in beauty are rapidly dying. Probably the screen is levelling up beauty more than...



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