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    Big Timber (Paramount, 1917). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Kathlyn Williams is a New York socialite who journeys with her brother to Tall Tree land after he purchases property there. Wallace Reid, a very famous matinee idol before his young and untimely death, plays a neighboring lumberjack who helps the duo settle, and falls for Williams. All is well, until a rival lumber tycoon tries to take their land, leading to a climactic forest fire. Though William H. Taylor is given credit on the poster, the film was actually directed by William Desmond Taylor, whose murder in 1922 is still unsolved. Prior to restoration, the poster had pinholes, tears in the lower right corner and left border, and paper loss in the two lower corners. Professional touchup work has been done to the folds when the poster was conservation backed. This is a lovely stone litho poster from the silent era. Fine- on Linen.


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