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    Two Arabian Knights (United Artists, 1927). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    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 the only Oscar given for Best Comedy Direction. Astor strikes her very best "Oh My!" pose as doughboys Boyd and Wolheim provide the laughs on this very rare half sheet. Signs of handling include two pinholes in the image area, stains, tears and small chips in the borders, a top right corner bend, and creasing in the top border and at the bottom left. The interior of the poster is clean, and has retained good color. A Heritage first! Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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