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    Foolish Wives (Universal, 1922). Full-Bleed Swedish One Sheet (26.5" X 39.25").
    In the cases of Greed and this film, Foolish Wives, Erich von Stroheim delivered films which were impossibly long--so long that audiences of the day never would have sat through movies of six or more hours in length! The studio has to step in and cut the film to one third its original length. Von Stroheim directs and stars in this wicked melodrama from Universal, playing a fake count who seduces and blackmails silly, but rich, wives, in order to support his elaborate lifestyle. This beautiful poster shows slight edge wear, small tears, and mild creases. A few of the tears have cellophane tape on the verso with slight tape stain bleedthrough. There are two creases at the top and right sides where the poster was once folded back. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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