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    The Gaucho (United Artists, 1927). Window Card (14" X 22").
    One of the icons of the silver screen, Douglas Fairbanks, was at the height of his incredible box office popularity when this adventure was filmed. The "hero" of this film, the Gaucho, starts off as a lowlife fraud, who dupes the good religious folks who pilgrimage to the small village of Miracle City, and steals their alms. His wild life includes a romance with a lusty mountain girl, played by Lupe Velez in her film debut. Things soon change and after seeing a vision of the Virgin Mary, played by Fairbanks' wife, Mary Pickford, the Gaucho sees the light and mends his ways. An incredibly rare and special stone litho window card, this beauty has been professionally cleaned and a small tear repaired. There is just the faintest of discoloration at the right edge and lower left corner. A striking and bold portrait of one of cinema's greats, do not miss out on this find. Very Fine-.


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