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    Reaching for the Moon (United Artists, 1930). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    An astute businessman, Douglas Fairbanks was a founding member of United Artists Studios with his wife, Mary Pickford, Charlie Chaplin and director D.W. Griffith. He was also a founding member of The Motion Picture Academy and hosted the first Oscars Ceremony in 1929. With his marriage to Mary Pickford in 1920, the couple became Hollywood royalty and Fairbanks was referred to as "The King of Hollywood", a nickname later passed on to actor Clark Gable. His career rapidly declined with the advent of the "talkies." Fairbanks was the producer of this, his first taking film. He would make only three more sound films and would retire from acting after The Private Life of Don Juan in 1934. This lovely stone litho one sheet has much restoration to the outer borders and within the extreme left and rights image area. The top and both left and right borders have trim loss. Professional restoration has restored the poster to display beautifully. From the Berwick Discovery. Good- on Linen.


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