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    Puppy Love (Paramount, 1919). One Sheet (28 X 42").
    Doe-eyed, rosy-cheeked Lila Lee was only 18 when she made her second film for Jesse Lasky under the newly formed Paramount Pictures. Lasky worked his young star relentlessly in 1919, pushing his protege on a continuous publicity campaign for the eleven films she made that year. It all worked. Due to both her and Lasky's talents, she became one of the most popular and bankable silent stars, working with everyone from Gloria Swanson (Male and Female), Valentino (Blood and Sand), and eventually Lon Chaney in his only talkie (Unholy Three). This piece is an excellent testament to the divine beauty of early 20th century stone lithography. Prior to professional restoration, the poster had chips and tears in the borders and image area. There is a very faint post-restoration pen mark in the top border. Very Good+ on Linen.


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