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    Daddy Long Legs (First National, 1919). One Sheet (28.25" X 41").
    America's cinematic sweetheart, Mary Pickford, plays a mistreated orphaned girl with an anonymous benefactor (Mahlon Hamilton) that secretly funds her schooling. When she grows up, she falls for the kind and generous Hamilton, not realizing he is in fact her silent supporter. Marshall Neilan plays the part of a young college boy competing for Mary's affections, while Milla Davenport acts as the cruel matron of a miserable orphanage. Known as "the girl with the curls" throughout her career, Pickford's youthful beauty allowed her to play this role far younger than her twenty-seven years of age. It's Heritage's first time to present this scarce find, featuring a lovely image of the two leads in dreamy pastel colors. The poster has received touchup to the folds, pinholes, small tears, and chipping and paper loss in the borders into the image area. The linen has been trimmed up to the border, but the trim does not intrude into the poster itself. Fine+ on Linen.




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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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