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    Beggars of Life (Paramount, 1928). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). From the Collection of Frank Buxton, of which the sale's proceeds will benefit The San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
    Louise Brooks' charisma and charm showed through her makeup and wardrobe as a hobo to make this one of the most riveting dramas on 1928. Wanted for the murder of her stepfather, a young girl (Brooks) disguises herself as a hobo in an attempt to elude the law and flee to Canada. Along the way she is helped by Richard Arlen and perennial tough-guy Wallace Beery. Filmed at the apex of her career, after the making of this movie, Brooks would abandon Hollywood for a short time, and travel to Germany to make Pandora's Box and Diary of a Lost Girl, the two films that would make her the largest international star in the world. This incredible scene card from Beggars of Life depicts the three stars on the lam from the law. The card has slight edge wear, mild creases, pinholes in the corners, and faint staining. It was once folded horizontally. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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