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    A Sailor-Made Man (Pathé, 1921). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This is a very rare poster from what is actually Harold Lloyd's first feature film. Originally intended as a short film, there were just too many good gags included and the running time exceeded the standard short subject length. The film was left in its entirety and on release it grossed $485,000. The success of this film as a feature led Lloyd to abandon making 2-reel shorts. This magnificent and unrestored poster features Lloyd with his leading lady and soon-to-be wife, Mildred Davis. They remained married until her death in 1969. The poster has worm holes from being placed in the wall of a theater and nail holes where it was folded and nailed up as insulation. The image is in still amazingly beautiful condition and the colors are as vibrant as the day it was printed. Proceeds from this sale will benefit Community Action of Southern Kentucky, a comprehensive human service agency serving children, seniors, individuals and families, focusing on self reliance and will be matched dollar for dollar by the Laura Goad Turner Foundation to serve additional preschool age children. Very Good.


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