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    Broken Blossoms and Other Lot (United Artists, 1919). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    Richard Barthelmess plays Cheng Huan, a former Chinese missionary who now runs a curio shop in London. A lonely waif (Lillian Gish) collapses at his door after being beaten by her father (Donald Crisp), a prizefighter. Caring for the girl restores some of his faith, and his love for her is the theme of this beautiful and classic D.W. Griffith film. This lovely card pictures all three of the stars in what many consider to be one of Griffith's greatest films. Also included is a card from the Griffith classic Way Down East, made the year after Broken Blossoms. The card also features Gish and Barthelmess as well as Burr McIntosh. The Way Down East card has three broken corners which have been supported with archival linen tape on the verso. The Blossoms card has some corner bends and some slight border wear. Fine/Very Fine.


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