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    Beauty's Worth (Paramount, 1922). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This was an early film in Marion Davies career in which she plays a modest little Quaker miss (Prudence). But her prim outfits do not hide her ravishing beauty. An artist recognizes her as a beauty right away and offers to design some outfits that will do her justice. Since Prudence is in love with Henry Garrison (Halam Cooley) and he hasn't yet returned her affection, she decides to give it a try. Her new clothes prove she is a stunner. Garrison winds up proposing, but Prudence realizes she doesn't care for him after all, it's the artist who recognized her beauty from the start, that she really loves. Cosmopolitan Pictures was created by William Randolph Hearst to make Davies into a star and he would continue to support her career until his death in 1951, thirty years after this film was made. Though through the years she has been accused of being without talent, the truth is she was a very talented comic talent. This gorgeous one sheet has been put on linen with minor color touch to the foldlines. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2007
    30th-31st Friday-Saturday
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