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    Why Announce Your Marriage? (Selznick, 1922). Full-Bleed Norwegian One Sheet (24.75" X 37").
    The concept that married couples might maintain their bliss by keeping separate residences became an idea of great interest in post-World War I America, thanks to author Fannie Hurst. This silent film touches on just that subject, with Elaine Hammerstein as an artist in love with Niles Welch. The problem is, she wants the world to see her for her work, not just as a dutiful spouse. The couple secretly marries while each maintains their own home. Keeping up the ruse proves to be quite a comedic ordeal! The leading lady is gorgeously rendered on this Norwegian stone litho one sheet by artist Niels Pedersen Rohder (1895-1969). The poster has been lightly handled, showing edge wear/creasing, and a tear and two stains in the top border. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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