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    The Man Who Was Afraid (Essanay, 1917). Three Sheet (43" X 81").
    Denounced as a coward by the rest of his regiment, Bryant Washburn surrenders to his overprotective mother's repudiation of his military service and resigns from the National Guard in this silent World War I drama. In an effort to gain back his lost respect and honor, he defies his mother and returns to the battlefield, heroically volunteering for an exceptionally dangerous mission along the Mexican border. Displaying a beautiful stone litho image of an active battlefield, this three sheet comes in three panels as originally printed, and is a Heritage first. The poster shows edge wear, pinholes in the borders and background, fold and crossfold separations, small chips in the folds and borders, some staining and smudging, and dust shadows in the borders. Each panel has mirrored paper loss in the lower borders and cellophane tape on the verso. Folded, Fine+.


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    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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