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    A Dog's Life (First National, 1918). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Down on his luck, Charlie finds an only friend -- a dog named Scraps -- to accompany him as they search for food. Along the way, Charlie meets a cabaret girl (played by longtime Chaplin co-star Edna Purviance) with whom he falls in love. Eventually, Charlie recovers some stolen money and buys a farm where he and his girl can live with their little dog. This was Chaplin's first picture for First National. We think it's fair to say that Charlie Chaplin was the world's most renowned comedian and his image was so unique that people who have never seen one of his films still know who he is. His impact on the cinema was profound, making his posters and lobby cards still highly valued -- nearly one hundred years later! It's been since 2003 that Heritage presented a complete lobby set from the film, and these are some of the best cards from this period in Chaplin's career. The title card shows light toning along the edges, one scene card has a repaired bottom left corner chip with archival tape on the verso, and the remaining cards appear virtually unused. Very Fine/Near Mint.


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