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    My Boy (First National, 1921). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    One of America's favorite child stars during the early days of motion pictures, Jackie Coogan got his start in show business on the vaudeville stage, performing with his parents. He was spotted by Charlie Chaplin, who planned a movie with the adorable moppet, a movie eventually released as The Kid (1921), one of the most popular pictures in Chaplin's filmography. By 1923, he was one of the highest paid stars in Hollywood, and he would continue headlining throughout the 1920s. An early advocate for the rights of child actors, Coogan found new fame on television in the 1960s; he is perhaps best remembered today as Uncle Fester in the original Addams Family (1964-66). The lovely half sheet offered here, with multiple images of Coogan, shows some edge wear and light foxing, and a small tear in the bottom border, but is otherwise pristine. Don't miss this chance to add this rare beauty to your collection. From the Todd Feiertag Collection. Rolled, Very Fine-.


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