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    Riders of the Purple Cows (Pathe', 1924) One Sheet (27" X 41"). This early Mack Sennett silent comedy short stars Ralph Graves and Vernon Dent in a parody that spoofed the famous novel and film "Riders of the Purple Sage" by Zane Grey. Sennett's name became synonymous with slapstick comedy in the silent-film era. In 1937 Sennett was awarded a special Academy Award for his outstanding achievements in comedy and his ability to promote new talent such as Harry Langdon and Charles Chaplin, who Sennett directed in 35 comedies during 1914. This wonderful stone litho features colorful images of Graves and costar Alice Day. There is trivial fold line wear with just a touch of separation at the crossfolds and a few light marks at the bottom, otherwise this poster is in excellent condition. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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