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    Cheating the Public (Fox, 1918). Three Sheet (41" X 80").
    A commentary on the contemporary struggle of the everyday laborer against the heartless tycoons of the early 1900s, Enid Markey portrays a virtuous do-gooder framed for the murder of her cruel boss, played by Ralph Lewis. Immediately following the filming of this romantic societal drama, Markey would go on to play the silver screen's first incarnation of Edgar Rice Burroughs' Jane Porter in the 1918 adaptation of Tarzan of the Apes. This lovely stone litho three sheet is the first of its title ever sold by Heritage, and has undergone restoration to address mild chipping in the upper and left borders, a tear from the right border into the background, chips in the vertical folds, and touchup has been applied to the folds. There is paper loss in the bottom left border and a horizontal tear in the upper image. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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