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    The Man with Two Faces (First National, 1934). Insert (14" X 36").
    Edward G. Robinson plays dual roles in this crime caper about an actor who creates a fictitious man so he can murder his sister's husband and pin the murder on the fake character. This is one of Robinson's early roles at Warners where he was still expected to play the villain a la his turn as the gangster Rico in Little Caesar. This story line was far more fantastic than the real-life headlines.. or was it? Apparently, this plot was loosely based on an actual murder carried out by two brothers in France. There is a tear in the upper left side going just to the edge of Robinson's hair. There is another tear in the middle of the upper border just going into the background, a chip in the left border and the rest of the borders have been lightly airbrushed. This is the first time Heritage has offered this beautiful and early insert. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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