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    Blackmail (Sono Art-Worldwide Pictures, 1929). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    The first British talkie ever produced, this was also one of director Alfred Hitchcock's earliest efforts. The story concerns a young woman, Alice White (Anny Ondra), who kills a man in self-defense when he tries to rape her. A witness to the murder tries to blackmail Alice, and it's up to her boyfriend, Scotland Yard detective Frank Webber (John Longden), to protect her. Paper from this film is almost non-existent. Only a handful of lobby cards have ever turned up, most likely from a single set. To the best of our knowledge, this card has never before been offered to the collecting public. Its single defect is that all the borders were trimmed and replaced, a flaw it shares with every other card from this movie known to exist. Expert professional restoration has returned this card to a like-new appearance, making it a highly desirable addition to any advanced collection. Bid now, as a chance to own this classic beauty may never come your way again. Fine on Paper.




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    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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