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    Rumors for Rent (Fox, 1927). One Sheet (28" X 41").
    Based on "The Married Life of Helen and Warren" by Mabel Herbert Urner, this comedy short featured silent film stars Arthur Housman and Katherine Perry. Housman began his career in vaudeville in New York and worked in silent comedies at Edison, Selig and Fox. He later starred in his own series of 'Housman Comedies' in the 1920s, of which only one, 'Male Wanted' (1926), survives. After the advent of talking pictures, Housman, along with actor Jack Norton, specialized in playing the role of comical drunk. With splendid stone litho artwork, this one sheet has only pinholes in the borders, smudging in the top border, stain in the bottom border, small tears in the folds and borders, and an extra vertical crease. Fine+.


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