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    American Beauty (First National, 1927). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Billie Dove, who gained popularity as a Ziegfeld girl, starred in this movie at the height of her career in the late 1920s. Dove was certainly considered Florenz Ziegfeld's most beautiful girl. As a star of stage and screen, Dove was hailed as the "American Beauty" which of course is the title of this film. Here Dove plays Millicent Howard, a woman who uses her good looks to hook a millionaire. But Dove decides that money isn't everything and dumps the millionaire when she finds true love. The paradox of this tale is that Dove is remembered today for her well-publicized romance with billionaire Howard Hughes. There are border imperfection; tears, chips and areas of paper loss, small holes and tears in the graphics. The poster has been professionally restored, rendering these defects hard to detect. This one sheet portrays a dazzling image of the lovely Ms. Dove. Very Good/Fine on Linen.

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