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    Chu Chin Chow (Metro Goldwyn, 1923). Title Lobby Card & Lobby Cards (3) (11" X 14"). From the Collection of Frank Buxton, of which the sale's proceeds will benefit The San Francisco Silent Film Festival.
    Betty Blythe stars in this damsel-in-distress tale set in the Arabian desert, taking its inspiration from Rudolph Valentino's The Sheik. Blythe would go on to make a career of fantasy epics like She and The Queen of Sheba and would become known for her revealing and extravagant costumes. Three of the cards are from one set, and one of the cards is possibly from a separate set with more hand tinting. The title card and two of the scene cards show toning and staining, while the third scene card has unobtrusive stains. All of the cards have slight edge wear and pinholes, some of which are torn. The title card has a tear from the right border into the minarets on the right with archival tape on the verso. Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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