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    The Electric House (First National, 1922). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    When one looks at the fun lobby card above featuring slapstick genius Buster Keaton teetering on a ledge, it's easy to believe this film took two attempts to complete due to on-set injury. During the first filming in 1921, Keaton got his shoe stuck in the staircase/escalator and broke his foot. He was in a cast for seven weeks, and ceased filming for over a year. The high jinks recommenced in 1922, resulting in this riotous two-reeler. Professional restoration to these cards has addressed pinholes, small tears, and chips in the borders and corners. One card had a vertical fold with a separation, and both cards have had their borders airbrushed. Fine+.


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    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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