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    A Dog's Life (Pathé, R-1920s). Three Sheet (40.5" X 77.5").
    The original (1918) three sheet from A Dog's Life claimed this was Charlie Chaplain's "First Million Dollar Picture." It was also his initial film for First National Pictures and, clocking in at 40 minutes, his first three reeler. Chaplin's contract with First National gave him unprecedented creative control over his work for the studio and he used it to create some of his best short comedies. Scraps the dog co-stars in this delightful comedy, along with his regular co-star, Edna Purviance. Pathé Pictures reissued the film in the early 1920s, and paper from this re-release is nearly as hard to find as the original material. Heritage is thrilled to offer for the first time this spectacular reissue stone litho three sheet with its charming rendering of the cast, including the not-so-inconspicuous Scraps! The linen has been trimmed to the border, airbrushing applied to the borders to address small tears and one in the drum, and fold wear has been touched-up. Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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