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    Treasure Island (Paramount-Artcraft, 1920). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14"). "Treasure Island" was one of the most successful films in the career of Maurice Tourneur, coming in as one of the top box office films of 1920. Unfortunately, no prints of the film are known to exist today. Luckily, we do have this: the only complete lobby set known to exist on the title. The set features an incredibly rare title card, and two scene cards featuring Lon Chaney. They're in a grade we never dreamed we'd see. Chaney actually plays two roles: Pew, a blind pirate, and George Merry, another pirate on board the ship. The three cards that feature Chaney all show him as Merry. Yes, That's him on the title card! That's 19-year-old Shirley Mason playing Jim Hawkins! There are only minute corner bumps, and small, easily removable border stains on four cards. Crisp registration. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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