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    The Idle Class (First National, 1921). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). This was Charlie Chaplin's eighth film under his million dollar contract with First National and is a return to the two reel form, and to the comedic lightness of the Mutual Studio style. Chaplin plays dual roles: a vacationing Tramp, and a high society, inebriate husband. The society husband's wife is played by Edna Purviance, who co-starred with Chaplin in many of his finest films. This lovely card pictures Chaplin as the Little Tramp and Purviance, who believes the tramp is her husband. The card has been restored as it had some rounding to three of the corners and minor wear to the borders. The restoration work done is first rate and the card appears mint. Fine+.

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    November, 2006
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