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    A Dog's Life (First National, 1918). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    From his earliest days with Fred Karno's traveling vaudeville show, there was no doubt that Charlie Chaplin was a star. Whether mugging onstage or cavorting onscreen, Chaplin always displayed the kind of talent and charisma that set him apart from virtually every other comedian of his day. His earliest films, for Mack Sennett, were made in 1914, and it was during this period that he developed his most famous character, the Little Tramp. With his bowler hat and his bamboo cane, the Tramp is still a familiar figure to millions worldwide, almost a century after his introduction. This lobby card from one of Chaplin's later films, the one in which Charlie and his brother Sydney appear onscreen together for the very first time, offers three spectacular images of this great character. The upper right corner of the card has been replaced, there was a small tear in the upper edge, and two corners showed a small chip. Professional restoration has addressed these signs of handling, leaving the card in magnificent displaying condition. Fine+.


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