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    Abraham Lincoln (United Artists, 1930). Window Card (14" X 22"). 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. This window card has a vertical crease on the left, a smaller crease on the lower right side, and the lower left corner has been replaced. Expert restoration has addressed these flaws, and the poster has a brand new appearance. Gorgeous stone litho artwork, with the unusual practice of featuring Walter Huston both in and out of character. Fine on Cardstock.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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