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    Gloria's Romance (K-E-S-E Service, 1916). One Sheet (28.25" X 42") "A Modern Pirate."
    This extremely early serial stars Billie Burke - better known to today's film fans as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North from The Wizard of Oz (1939) - as Gloria Stafford (a role for which Burke was reportedly paid the then-enormous sum of $140,000), a spoiled little rich girl who attempts to find love and adventure over the course of 20 chapters. The gorgeous stone litho poster offered here had two large pieces missing in the bottom border, a chip out of the left border, tearing at the folds, two small holes at the bottom fold, and a small hole just below the top border, but expert professional restoration has addressed all these slight flaws, once again making this poster look as good as new. Posters from these early serials are quite rare. Very Good/Fine on Linen.


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