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    Over The Hill (Fox, 1931) Jumbo Lobby Cards (5) (14" X 17"). Mae Marsh was part of D.W. Griffith's acting company and the star of his greatest films, "Birth of a Nation" and "Intolerance". She made the transition to talkies and worked well into the 60's. In this Fox Pictures film she plays a mother who selflessly toils to make sure her two sons have everything that they need. When they grow up, her older son (Olin Howlin) tries to have her taken away to a poorhouse. She is finally saved by the younger son (James Dunn, who later played the father in "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn"). Considering that Marsh was nine years younger than Howlin, her acting and makeup successfully suspended disbelief to make a memorable characterization. These jumbo lobbies have portraits of Marsh, Dunn and Sally Eilers, as well as a scene from the film. Pinholes, some edge wear, light scratches and scuffs and a few small, light wrinkles. Very Fine-.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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