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    Way Out West (MGM, 1937). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    There are moments in certain classic films that are so brilliantly conceived or acted that they live forever. This rare portrait lobby card featuring two of the most beloved comedians ever to grace film is one of those moments. It was a trademark of Laurel and Hardy's gags that they didn't always have to be rooted in reality to succeed in moments of pure fantastical hilarity. We simply accept that these moments absolutely exist in their world and we're always the better for it. This is the famous scene where Stan has magically ignited his thumb and lights their lamp. Ollie has vainly tried to duplicate the trick and finally succeeds. Ollie's reaction of astonished fear and pain is perfectly balanced comedically by the calm ever helpful friend Stan, trying to blow the flame out! This restored lobby card had a few pinholes in the image and corners. There are small tape stains on the reverse. Here's a great chance to own one of the funniest moments in screen history. Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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