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    The Gold Rush (United Artists, R-1957). Italian 2 - Fogli (39" X 55").
    The Gold Rush is the quintessential Charlie Chaplin comedy, with a balance of slapstick comedy and pantomime, social satire, and emotional and dramatic moments of tenderness. It was Chaplin's own personal favorite, and showcases the classic Tramp character as a romantic idealist and lonely gold prospector at the turn of the century - replete with shuffling gait, derby and cane, ill-fitting suit, and singular mustache. This brilliant Italian 2 - fogli is a Heritage first, with simple, expressive imagery of our dear Tramp resting his poor feet in the stove. It will restore beautifully, and in its present condition shows some edge and fold wear, mild fold separation, pinholes (including into the interior), staining, and small tears and chips in the borders and folds. A larger tear from the lower border extends into the title, and there is a splice in the lower right corner, along with masking tape on the verso. The poster also displays signs of slight brittleness and moderate toning. Folded, Fine.


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    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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