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    Emil Jannings in Quo Vadis? (Unione Cinematografica Italiana, 1925). German Lobby Cards (2) (9" X 11.5 and 8.5" X 9").
    In the 1920s and through the 1940s, German theaters used double weight photos as lobby cards, like these beautiful examples offered in this lot. Emil Jannings stars as Emperor Nero in this Italian adaptation of the Henryk Sienkiewicz best-seller. The film follows Nero's politically motivated persecution of the early Christians, and it became a worldwide box-office smash. The "Nero" photo is glossy vintage gelatin silver and has light surface paper loss on the verso, and the other photo is matte sepia toned, and shows only a bottom right corner bend. . Both photos have an embossed German censor stamp. Rare and in superb condition for their age! Very Fine+.


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    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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