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    Two Arabian Knights (United Artists, 1927). Insert (14" X 36").
    Howard Hughes produced this film that stars William Boyd (of pre-Hopalong Cassidy fame), and Louis Wolheim, as two WWI soldiers who are captured by the Germans and escape by disguising themselves as Arabs. As an interesting note, you can spy Boris Karloff as the villain who pursues the boys after their escape. And in one of her earliest roles, Mary Astor portrays a harem girl whom Boyd and Wolheim rescue from the evil clutches of Emir of Jaffa. The film was a huge box office hit and won Lewis Milestone the only Academy Award ever given for "Best Comedy Direction." This rare insert shows only light handling, including stains in the top border, a dust shadow in the right border, a chip in the right bottom corner, a chip in the bottom border, and a top right corner bend. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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