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    A Society Scandal (Paramount, 1924). Insert (14" X 36"). Made at the height of Gloria Swanson's and Rod La Rocque's careers, this silent film just teems with lurid romance. La Rocque plays a lawyer who is responsible for implementing the divorce between Swanson's character and her rich husband. She seeks revenge on the lawyer and fakes an attack, but ultimately is won over by her love for him. Swanson was clearly the larger star, and as the highest paid actress of the 1920s, she fascinated her public with her extravagant wardrobe, many affairs and six husbands. This striking insert has a replaced corner at the top right and a replaced border chip on the left. Other minor issues are small bumps in the top and bottom left corners, and a surface loss in the right corner. Swanson is just stunning in this colorful early gem of a poster. Rolled, Very Fine-.

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