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    Captain Blood (Warner Brothers, 1935). Lobby Cards (5) (11" X 14").
    Based on the novel by Rafael Sabatini, this movie was a major gamble for Warner Brothers, as it featured no major names. The studio originally cast Robert Donat as Peter Blood, but when he failed to show up for filming, they offered the role to Brian Aherne, who then turned it down. Desperate for a leading man, the studio decided to gamble on then-unknown Australian actor Errol Flynn, a gamble that paid off handsomely, as both Flynn and his co-star Olivia De Havilland became box-office superstars after the release of this picture. Each of the cards have light corner creases and a stain in the right border, and there are single pinholes in the borders of three cards, light smudges in the borders of two cards and the border art of another, one card has a minor paper lift in the center, and two cards have small paper remnants on the verso. The card featuring the beachside duel has a chip in the lower left corner and a paper lift in the upper left corner. Very Fine-.


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