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    Great Expectations (Paramount, 1917). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    Jack Pickford, younger brother to early Hollywood luminary Mary Pickford, stars as Dickens' famous character Pip. Jack was the perfect example of what damage nepotism can do to someone unwilling to accept responsibility. A notorious playboy and carouser, he gained more public interest for his eyebrow-raising off-camera life than for the fluffy romantic films he appeared in. His penchant for alcohol, drugs and gambling led to an early death at the age of 36, leaving three former wives in his jeopardous wake. This stone litho gem from 1917 features Pickford and Louise Huff, with a few minor signs of wear: bottom corner chips, a small amount of paper loss in the lower cross fold, fold wear, and there is some slight mis-registration. All but the registration issue have been wonderfully corrected with professional restoration. Fine on Linen.


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