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    Tin Hats (MGM, 1926). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The artwork of popular American cartoonist and illustrator John Held Jr. is the real appeal of this one sheet from this small, silent World War I comedy. Held Jr.'s artwork is widely regarded as defining the flapper era. Conrad Nagel, George Cooper and Tom O'Brien star as three American soldiers who get lost behind German lines on Armistice Day. Stumbling into a tiny village, the three are welcomed as mighty conquerors by the war-weary citizens, and proceed to partake in the fruits of victory (alcohol and women). Prior to restoration, the poster had pinholes in the left corners, and very minor spots of paper loss in the lower right border. Touchup work has been done to the folds, and the borders have been airbrushed. Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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