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    The Gaucho (United Artists, 1927). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Cards (4) (11" X 14").
    Douglas Fairbanks combines his usual flair for athletic derring-do and sexy swagger with a new-found spirituality in this tale of a South American cowboy who rescues a religious shrine from a greedy army general. Lupe Velez (in her feature debut) is the mountain girl who matches the gaucho step for step in a steamy tango. Fairbanks starts the film with a darker and more macho outlook than some of his earlier heroes, but through the intervention of the Miracle Girl of the shrine (Eve Southern), he comes to find his greater inner self. Fairbanks' wife, Mary Pickford, appears as the mystical Madonna of the threatened shrine. These lobby cards have small corner bends on the lower left. The title card has light toning on the borders. Very Fine+.


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    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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