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    The Unholy Three (MGM, 1930). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    Lon Chaney, the "Man of a Thousand Faces," starred in this remake of a silent crime drama he had appeared in only five years earlier. The difference is that this was the only "talkie" Chaney ever made, and the star proved his capabilities as an actor as he used multiple voices to go with his multiple make-ups. Directed by the great Tod Browning, who directed some of Chaney's best pictures. One of these rare lobby cards features Chaney and co-stars Elliott Nugent and Lila Lee (small tear and light crease in the bottom border, and very small pinholes). The other card is filled with a tense courtroom scene and has been paperbacked. The borders were replaced and a chip in the top left corner, and touchup was applied to small paper loss in one of the faces. This a very unique card in that it was affixed to the front of another scene card from the set. The unrestored three shot grades as Very Fine. The other restored card grades as Good/Very Good. The average grade for both is Fine-.


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