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    Two Arabian Knights (United Artists, 1927). Fine on Linen. Three Sheet (41" X 77.75").
    William Boyd and Louis Wolheim are two World War I soldiers captured by Germans who escape by disguising themselves as Arabs in this Howard Hughes production. Mary Astor plays a harem girl in need of rescue in this, one of her earliest roles. Additionally, Boris Karloff can be seen as the villain pursuing Boyd and Wolheim after their escape. This outrageous comedy/adventure became a massive box office smash, and would earn director Lewis Milestone an Oscar for Best Comedy Direction. With professional restoration, this beautiful stone litho three sheet looks great after repairs to edge and fold wear, fold separations, torn pinholes, and creasing. There were some tears into the interior, chipping in the borders, as well as a sliver of paper loss along the upper right border. The poster also had a trimmed lower border which extended slightly into the bottom right background, and the restoration was completed with airbrushing to the borders. First time offered by Heritage, this impressive three sheet may be the only remaining copy there is. Fine on Linen.


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