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    Bulldog Drummond (United Artists, 1929). Window Card (14" X 22").
    The highly regarded actor Ronald Colman stars as Captain Hugh 'Bulldog' Drummond, who seeks adventure after he grows bored with his quiet, post-war life. Luckily for him, Phyllis Benton (Joan Bennett, in her first starring role) hires Drummond to rescue her father, who has been taken captive at a mental hospital. This early talkie is the fourth film featuring the hero developed by Herman Cyril "Sapper" McNeile, and it became an instant hit, garnering two Oscar nominations. Colman would soon return in the sequel, Bulldog Drummond Strikes Back, and the character would live on for decades in numerous films featuring other actors in the lead role. This stunning stone litho window card had small tears in the image, small chips at the bottom border, and the top imprint area --extending into the top of Colman's name -- has been replaced. This card has undergone expert restoration, and these issues are virtually unnoticeable, leaving a richly colored poster that displays well and will be sure to please. This great card depicts the famous torture scene from the film. Very Good/Fine on Cardstock.


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