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    The Sea Beast (Warner Brothers, 1926). Lobby Cards (5) (11" X 14").
    Warner Brothers cast their heaviest hitter, John Barrymore, in this cinematic telling of Moby Dick. Though based loosely on Herman Melville's classic story, the script was re-tooled to add a bit of romance that worked both on and off the screen. The 10-reel silent was the film on which Barrymore wooed his future wife, Dolores Costello, whom he would marry soon after the picture wrapped. Barrymore appears in all of these hand tinted lobby cards, one of which features a touching image of the leading man bidding farewell to his sweetheart and another a close-up of the stars. The cards may show creasing in one or more borders, and small tears or smudges in the borders. The cards have retained excellent color. The close-up card has corner repairs. Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    26th-27th Saturday-Sunday
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