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    The Electric House (First National, 1922). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Funnyman Buster Keaton's love of gadgetry found its way into this two-reeler, as the comedian plays a botany student mistakenly given an electrical engineering diploma on graduation day. The college dean hires him to wire his house while he's away on vacation, with hilarious results. Not only has Keaton managed to rig a Murphy Bed that puts itself away, a staircase that functions like an escalator, and a self-racking pool table, but the true engineering graduate arrives to really sabotage his efforts. Director, writer, and star, Keaton is pictured here on the title card with the tagline "It's the cat's meow." This is the first time Heritage has offered this piece, and other than a smudge in the right background, an upper right corner bend, and pinholes in the borders, it's in great condition. Very Fine+.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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