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    The Shriek of Araby (Mack Sennett Comedies, 1923). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Cards (3) (11" X 14").
    Mack Sennett gathered comedy stars Ben Turpin, Kathryn McGuire, Charles Stevenson, and Dick Sutherland to film this hilarious spoof of the Valentino hit The Sheik, which had been released just two years prior, and had become one of the most popular blockbusters of the era. Turpin plays the movie theater worker who is charged with riding a white stead out front to draw audiences in to the film. When he falls asleep on the job, he daydreams that he is the heroic Sheik saving beautiful McGuire from a group of bandits. The title card has stains in the top and bottom borders and wear in the corners. All cards have a small tear at the top edge and corner bumps, three have a dust shadow in one border, and one has a small tear at the bottom edge. All cards feature beautifully done hand coloration and their original varnish. Fine+.


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