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    Running Wild (Paramount, 1927). Australian Daybill (14.5" X 40").
    As brow-beaten husband and father Elmer Finch (W. C. Fields) turns to hypnosis in order to obtain relief from his troubles, with decidedly unexpected results. This beautiful stone litho Australian daybill (a Heritage first) shows Finch's transformation from a milquetoast to a roaring lion of a man ready for action. Before restoration, the poster showed a tear in the right border that extends 2" into the background, a tear in the left border into the "R," a tear at the top right and in the right yellow background. There were chips in three borders and had light creases. The white areas have been airbrushed, and there is faint surface wear in the black areas. From an early point in Fields's career, this poster is a real prize. Fine+ on Linen.


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    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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