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    Tiptoes (Paramount, 1927). Title Lobby Card and Scene Cards (2) (11" X 14"). Based on the successful musical by George Gershwin, this wonderful film concerns box office sensations Dorothy Gish and Will Rogers as two members of a three-man vaudeville troupe - Nelson Keyes, a popular British music-hall performer, rounded out the trio - who are forced to find an alternative way to stay alive when their act bombs in Liverpool. Offered here are the title card and two scene cards from this star-studded spectacular. The title card shows two pinholes in the top, a small tear in the left border, and light edge wear. For completeness sake, we note that the red plate on this card is significantly off-register, although this is a printer's error and not a defect in the card itself. The scene card with Dorothy in a ball gown also shows several pinholes in the top, slight edge wear, some creasing in the top border, and light smudging in the bottom right, while the card that shows two suits of armor has a very light crease in the upper right, very light edge wear, and a single pinhole at the extreme upper edge of the orange background. All in all, these are splendid cards showcasing some of the biggest stars of the era, well worth a place in the finest collection. Very Fine+.

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    March, 2008
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