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    The Sea Beast (Warner Bros., 1926). Folded, Fine+. 24 Sheet (104" X 232").
    There aren't many 24 sheets available within the hobby for any film, and there are especially few from Hollywood's silent era. We at Heritage are proud to present one such magnificent poster for the very first time, a vibrant piece in 12 panels and gorgeous stone litho printing. Based on Herman Melville's classic novel Moby Dick, this John Barrymore vehicle received high praise from the moment it was released and became the top grossing film among all of Warner Bros.' 1926 productions. Though Barrymore in his almost Jekyll-and-Hyde portrayal of Captain Ahab Ceeley was certainly a major audience draw, the picture also benefitted from the admirable performances from Dolores Costello and George O'Hara in their newly added roles of Ahab's love interest and Ahab's deranged brother. The poster has such indications of use as edge and fold wear, fold separations, creases, and tears. Also present are mostly small chips, noticeable surface rippling, and staining. All of the billboard-sized poster's 12 panels are included and all are wonderfully bright in color, an impressive piece to match one of Barrymore's biggest films.


    Estimate: $8,000 - $16,000.

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    November
    21st Saturday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    November
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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