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    A Dog's Life (Les Filmes Celebres, 1918). French Grande (46.5" X 63.25").
    This darling stone litho French poster with artwork by Raoul Arter features Charlie Chaplin in his initial film for First National Pictures. A forty minute comedic delight, A Dog's Life was also Chaplin's first three reeler. His contract with First National gave Chaplin unprecedented creative control over his work for the studio, and he used it to create some of his best films. Scraps the dog co-stars in this highly entertaining comedy, along with his regular leading lady, Edna Purviance. Beautiful restoration has addressed missing paper in the top border, tear in the bottom left section, pinholes, and chipping and tears in the top horizontal fold. Heritage is delighted to present such a scarce poster for the first time, and collectors will be hard pressed to find another French Grande anytime soon! Fine+ on Linen.


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