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    Beware of Boarders (Paramount, 1918). One Sheet (28" X 41").
    A Heritage first, this stone litho one sheet is from one of the more than 1,000 films produced, directed, written by, or featuring pioneering film producer and Academy Award winner Mack Sennett. During a career that spanned nearly five decades, Sennett co-founded Keystone Studios, home of the Keystone Kops and other vehicles that showcased his innovative slapstick comedy. In 1917, Sennett gave up the Keystone trademark and organized his own company, Mack Sennett Comedies Corporation. The silent comedy Beware of Boarders was produced under that name and starred Mary Thurman, Ford Sterling (at right, dressed as a dandy) and Chester Conklin. Prior to professional restoration, the poster showed chips in the borders, a vertical tear in the top left and right background, fold wear, and a tear in the bottom border that extends into the black background. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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