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    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (Fox, 1921). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This was a big release for Fox in 1921, with lavish production values. Legend has it that Douglas Fairbanks was first approached to play Mark Twain's famous Yankee, but the part wound up being played by Harry Myers. Knocked unconscious, he winds up in medieval England where he amazes the court of King Arthur with his knowledge of modern inventions, and meets the double of his 1921 girlfriend (Pauline Stark). This striking poster shows all the cast surrounding a portrait of author Twain, obviously designed to build up the prestige value of the film. There is some light soiling in the top border, light fold wear with crossfold separations, and several pinholes. Very Fine-.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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