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    While the City Sleeps (MGM, 1928). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Lon Chaney portrays a hard-edged lawman helping Anita Page escape gangster Wheeler Oakman, who is intent on killing her because she knows too much. The film marks an early entry in the gangster sub-genre, which would grow in popularity the following decade, thanks to the likes of Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney. Chaney collectors won't want to miss out on this rare title card with the actor mastering the look of a gritty cop intent on serving justice. Prior to restoration, the card showed a tear in the right border, chips in the bottom corners, a horizontal tear in the bottom border, a pinhole in the bottom border, and one pinhole in the center of the card. Very Fine-.


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    March, 2016
    26th-27th Saturday-Sunday
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