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    The Son of the Sheik (United Artists, 1926). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Rudolph Valentino and Vilma Banky appear together in this romantic scene from one of the true classics of the silent screen. This would prove to be Valentino's final role, playing both the sheik and the sheik's son Ahmed, as the actor would die at the age of 31, right before the film's release. The lobbies from this title are highly collectible; this example has some minor staining and smudging in the border. There is also a repaired tear in the lower border that goes into the background of the scene. Nevertheless, this is an iconic image from an important silent film, one that will undoubtedly be a welcome addition to any collection. Fine+.

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    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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