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    Queen of Sheba (Fox, 1921). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). When the most famous vamp of the silent era, Theda Bara, married and retired from films in 1920, there was a rush to replace her with similar sexy actresses. Betty Blythe was one of the more successful, managing to segue from her seductive silent roles to a career in talkies that lasted almost fifty years. In "Queen of Sheba" she worked with Bara's director, J. Gordon Edwards, on a story of the Queen's intrigues with King Solomon. This lobby card has pinholes in the left border, an edge ding on the top, rounded corners, and smudges on the lower left edge. There are a couple of small stains on the lower border, a corner bend in the lower right, and a pen mark on the right border next to an edge tear that has paper tape on the back. This rare card from a lost film features a provocative pre-code shot of Blythe in all of of her glory! Fine/Very Fine.

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