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    Mum's the Word (Pathé, 1926). Lobby Cards (4) (11" X 14").
    Charley Chase has long been respected by silent film fans as one of the best comedians outside the Big Three (Chaplin, Keaton, and Lloyd). These crisp image lobby cards feature Chase at his funniest, in one of the over 100 comedy shorts he made for Hal Roach from 1924-1929. Roach supported him by hiring well-trained actors whenever he could get them. Three of the cards feature Virginia Pearson, the one-time Vamp rival to Theda Bara. That's Martha Sleeper as the maid, and Anders Randolf as the suspicious husband. There are pinholes, a chip in the bottom left, smudges in the bottom border, and a scuff in the top right of one card. Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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