Auction Name: 2020 November 21 - 22 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
Lot Number: 86735
Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/7228-86735
The Hero of Submarine D-2 (Vitagraph, 1916). Fine on Linen. Three Sheet (42.25" X 80.5"). Not yet involved in World War I, nevertheless, Hollywood was releasing films in 1916 of the American military battling our enemies. Charles Richman portrays a submarine commander who has himself shot out of a torpedo tube in order to save a fleet of U.S. battleships. This dynamic stone litho three sheet has had restoration apply touchup to chips in the folds and borders. There were several tears in the image area and borders, one of which extends horizontally through the upper background and Richmond's face. There is also touchup along the left and right edges to even out the alignment of the panels.