Description

    A Night Out (Himalayan Film Paris, Late 1910s). French Grande (47" X 63"). French Title: Charlot en Bombe.
    British-born Charles Chaplin began his American entertainment career in Fred Karno's 1910 touring vaudeville troupe. By 1915 Chaplin had found his way into film, making several shorts that year, with A Night Out being his second comedy with Essanay. It was his first film with Edna Purviance, who would go on to appear as his leading lady for eight more years (and love interest in real life for the next three years). Cross-eyed comic Ben Turpin stars as Chaplin's drinking buddy, and the two go on a booze filled ramble. The pickled pair manages to get kicked out of a restaurant, and upon returning to the their hotel room, Charlie flirts with the married woman across the hall (Purviance). A chain of misunderstandings follows, all suffused with plenty of Chaplin-esque humor. Turpin raises a glass in toast on this exquisite French poster, as bowler-clad, bamboo-cane-toting Charlie slouches fully into his stupor. A definite head-turner, the stone litho color and fine detail make this an essential piece for any finely curated collection. Light restoration has addressed edge wear with chips and tears and fold wear. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Rolled (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,345

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 31 - April 1 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161743 spotlights


    2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1968). One Sheet Style A
    BID NOW


    Fun in Acapulco (Paramount, 1963). Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Grateful Dead at the Fillmore West (Bill Graham, 1969). 1st Printing Concert Window
    BID NOW


    Halloween (Compass International, 1978). Blue Ratings Box Style
    BID NOW


    High Plains Drifter (Universal, 1973). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    One Million Years B.C. (20th Century Fox, 1966). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    San Fernando Valley (Republic, 1944). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Colossus of New York (Paramount, 1958). Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 July 29 - 30 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,809,325