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    The Show Off (Paramount, 1926). Poor/Fair on Linen. One Sheet (27.5" X 41") Style A.
    Although comedian Ford Sterling and Lois Wilson are the stars of this comedy about a hapless clerk trying any and all get-rich-quick schemes, it is an up-and-coming actress who gets a good bit of attention in this film--Louise Brooks. Having made only a handful of pictures before this comedy, Brooks is nevertheless a standout and fortunately makes an appearance on this rare stone litho one sheet, which we at Heritage are offering for the first time. The poster looks fantastic after skilled restoration to correct a few tears and pinholes. Also addressed was paper loss from the lower horizontal fold to the bottom edge, as well as paper loss starting above the upper credits, through George Sterling's image and part of the title, to run along the right border. The white background has been airbrushed.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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