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    The Romance of Tarzan (First National, 1918). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    Arkansas peace officer, Elmo Linkenhelt, had good luck in Hollywood. He was working in D. W. Griffith's The Battle of Elderbush Gulch when his shirt got torn and Griffith noticed his manly chest. Griffith changed his name to Elmo Lincoln and put him in several of his films. In 1917, Winslow Wilson, who had been cast as Tarzan in Tarzan of the Apes, walked off the set and enlisted in WWI. Lincoln was then cast in the first film to make a million dollars. These lobby cards are from the sequel and feature Tarzan in a modern California setting, in modern dress! Very rare cards indeed, from a pre-1920s Tarzan film. The "wrestling" card has a stain in the top right border, right border pinholes, a chip in the bottom left, and small chips in the top left and right corners. There is a small corner bend in the right. The "party" card has pinholes in the upper and lower right corners, a faint dust shadow in the top right, and small corner bends in the bottom corners. Fine+.

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