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    Millie (RKO, 1931). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Helen Twelvetrees stars as Millie Blake in this film of a affair gone wrong. Once jilted Millie plays the field recklessly from that point on. When she finds out that one of the reckless players from her past has now cast his spell on her daughter, she takes matters into her own hands and finds herself in a courtroom trying to find a better defense plea than mother-love and honor-protection. Dubbed the "electrifying sensation," Twelvetrees began a career in Hollywood in 1929 after leaving a career on stage. She would prove to be a popular star throughout the 1930s, but would end up leaving film in 1939 to return to live theater. This beautiful one sheet brilliantly captures Twelvetrees at her elegant best, early in the actresses short career in front of the camera. It had tearing and chipping within the image, and a missing upper border. Magnificent professional restoration has addressed these issues, giving the one sheet a near mint appearance worthy of prominent display. Good/Very Good on Linen.


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    July, 2013
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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