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    An Even Break (Triangle, 1917). One Sheet (27.5" X 41").
    Olive Thomas began her showbiz career as an illustrator's model in 1914, but was soon hired on by Ziegfeld Follies. In 1916 she embarked on what would be a successful silent film career, appearing in twenty films in just four years. Thomas died tragically in Paris in 1920 after ingesting mercury bichloride. Although ruled accidental, her death became subject to wide media speculation and was one of the first highly publicized Hollywood scandals. Thomas couldn't be lovelier in this lush stone litho poster from her 1917 film An Even Break. Minor wrinkling, a dust shadow and tiny tears in the bottom border, and light stains in the left border do not detract from the beauty of this poster. Fine/Very Fine.


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