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    Black Oxen (First National, 1924). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Here is one of the most beautiful images of silent star Corinne Griffith, featuring an ox head tattoo on her shoulder. This was actually something of a sci-fi film, also featuring Clara Bow, about an aging woman who volunteers for a medical experiment to restore her youth. This was one of Griffith's most famous roles. She did not make the transition to sound well, and made her last film in 1932. An astute businesswoman, Griffith, after leaving her film career behind, soon amassed a fortune in real estate holdings. At the time of her death on July 13, 1979, she was one of the wealthiest women in the world, leaving an estate valued at $150 million.This sheet has had restoration to the image where there was some paper loss affecting the image and much of the border. Very Good/Fine on Linen.

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