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    Abraham Lincoln (United Artists, 1930). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    D. W. Griffith's first sound film is still the only one to examine all of Abraham Lincoln's life, from birth to death. All the high points are there -- his romance with Ann Rutledge, his career as a lawyer, marriage to Mary Todd, election to the Presidency, the Civil War and his assassination by John Wilkes Booth. It was well received, but ended up being Griffith's penultimate film. Large paper from this picture has proved elusive, and Heritage is pleased to present for the first time the half sheet format, with a portrait of Walter Huston and Una Merkel above rousing Civil War battle artwork in the foreground. Lightly handled, the poster has two chips in the top border that have been repaired, a tear in the left border, dust shadow in the top border and top left corner, bottom right edge wear with small paper loss, and pinholes in the corners. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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