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    The Big City (MGM, 1928). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Horror star Lon Chaney made ten films with director Tod Browning, all successful and truly memorable, including this early crime drama set in New York. Chaney stars as mob boss Chuck Collins, who steals a load of jewels from a rival gang led by Curly (James Murray) but is talked into going straight by the appropriately named Sunshine, played by Marceline Day, who had previously starred with Chaney in London After Midnight. Betty Compson is superb as Collins's moll, Helen. Offered here for the first time is a striking window card with wonderful renderings of the cast of characters. It has been professionally restored to address creases throughout, and small tears and holes in the field. There is a minor nick in the top imprint area that occurred after restoration. This is a sensational and rare poster from one of Chaney's best films. Fine+ on Cardstock.


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