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    City Lights (United Artists, 1931). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Paper from this Charlie Chaplin masterpiece is incredibly rare and we are proud to offer for the first time this original release window card. Made at the beginning of the talking era, Chaplin was in a dilemma as to whether to make this film as a silent, and all audiences have been forever pleased he chose to do so, with an incredible musical score which he also composed. As only he could do, Chaplin tells the heartbreaking and amusing story of a poor tramp who loves a blind flower girl, played by Virginia Cherrill, future wife of Cary Grant. This professionally restored window card had a tear on the right edge that extends into his hat and title area, and there was a surface paper loss at the bottom border. The stone litho artwork is superb with the iconic images of the beloved Tramp. Fine+ on Cardstock.


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