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    While the City Sleeps (MGM, 1928). Folded, Very Fine. One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Heritage is delighted to present, for the second time, this rarely seen one sheet, featuring one of the giants of silent film, the "Man of a Thousand Faces." When he wasn't laboring under heavy makeup, Lon Chaney was usually playing a tough guy of one sort or another. In this melodrama, Chaney embodies a gritty lawman helping a beautiful witness escape a murderous gangster. This film is one of the earliest Hollywood gangster films, which would become a future staple at the Warner Brothers' lot with the likes of Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney. This stone litho poster shows light edge and fold wear, slight fold separations, mild creases, and extra vertical folds. It still displays beautifully with excellent and bright colors. Folded, Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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