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    Dream Street (United Artists, 1921). Lobby Cards (6) (11" X 14").
    Carol Dempster began her film career with a bit part in D. W. Griffith's 1916 masterpiece Intolerance. She soon became one of his favorite actresses and worked solely for the director during her decade long run in Hollywood. These striking cards are from a romantic drama starring Dempster as working class dancer Gypsy Fair, who receives unwanted advances from bully Spike McFadden (Ralph Graves) and gambler Swan Way (Edward Peil, Sr.). Charles Emmett Mack co-stars as McFadden's more sensitive brother who loves Gypsy Fair. Three of these rare cards have the original glos finish, and three do not. Three cards have pinholes in the corners and one in the image area, one card has a bit of paint at the bottom edge, one has foxing in the bottom border, and one has a small tear in the right border. Overall these special cards display well and will be a highlight to any serious silent era collection. Fine+.


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