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    Great Expectations (Paramount, 1917). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Jack Pickford, younger brother to star Mary Pickford, stars as Dickens' famous character Pip. Pickford was the perfect example of what damage nepotism can do to someone unwilling to accept responsibility. He was a ne'er-do-well playboy and carouser, who aroused more public interest because of his scandalous off-camera life than in the light romantic films he appeared in. He picked up alcohol, drug and gambling addictions to accompany his partying lifestyle. He would die at the age of 36, after three failed marriages, from what was assuredly the effect of chronic alcoholism. This wonderful and early film poster had a corner chip from both bottom corners. There was some small amount of paper loss in the lower crossfold as well as fold wear and there is some slight mis-registration. All but the registration issue have been wonderfully corrected in professional restoration. Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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