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    Man on the Flying Trapeze (Paramount, 1935). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). One of the later films in the first part of star W. C. Fields's film career - he would take a brief hiatus from moviemaking shortly after this for health reasons - this is the typical story of a henpecked husband who tries unsuccessfully to deceive those around him. Fields is at his best in this picture, seen in this beautiful card with Kathleen Howard, who plays his wife. In like-new condition, it's hard to believe that this unrestored card has survived the ravages of seven decades without even the slightest blemish, but that's certainly the case, making it a real treasure for any fan of classic comedy. Mint.

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    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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