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    A Dog of the Regiment (Warner Brothers, 1927). One Sheet (28.25" X 41") Style B.
    A glorious homage to the courageous canine Rin-Tin-Tin, this very rare stone litho poster is from the silent fictional account of the dog's illustrious career in WWI. The "Wonder Dog," as he was often called, reportedly saved Warner Brothers from bankruptcy. At the peak of his popularity, Warners maintained 18 trained stand-ins to reduce any stress on their dog star, while providing Rinty with a private chef who prepared daily lunches of tenderloin steak (consumed as live classical music was played to help ease the dog's digestion). Clearly the star of this one sheet, Rin-Tin-Tin stands poised, ready for action. The poster displays beautifully, as restoration has addressed a tear in the bottom border, and slight paper loss at the horizontal fold. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    March, 2012
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