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    Hidden Pearls (Paramount, 1918). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    One of the first Asian actors to earn fame in American cinema, Sessue Hayakawa acted in, directed and produced films in both English and Japanese. His career thrived during the silent era, and the actor transitioned very successfully into the talkie period. The zenith of Hayakawa's career was an Academy Award nomination for his performance in the 1957 film The Bridge on the River Kwai. This beautiful stone litho one sheet is from the actor's turn as the son of an American pearl trader and a Hawaiian island princess. Florence Vidor plays his fiancee who's not so keen to marry him when his family's fortune is lost. Magnificent restoration has this poster displaying quite well. The borders have been airbrushed to address missing paper, and touchup applied to chips in the right background, and chips and tears in Vidor's dress, hand and in the crossfolds. Very Good- on Linen.


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    November, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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