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    Huck and Tom (Paramount, 1918). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    This popular silent picture was directed by the infamous William Desmond Taylor, who would make national headlines in 1922 when he was found shot to death in his Hollywood bungalow; the culprit was never found and his murder remains unsolved to this day. This was the second time Taylor had used Mark Twain's immortal novels as the basis of a film - he released Tom Sawyer in 1917 (also starring Jack Pickford, Mary's brother), and would return to the well in 1920 with a production of Huckleberry Finn. The lovely stone litho poster offered here had fold wear, a top right corner bend, chips in the left and right borders, and tears in the top and bottom borders, but expert professional restoration has rendered these slight flaws virtually invisible. This is a beautiful poster that will enhance any collection. Fine+ on Linen.


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