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    Honor Bound (Fox, 1928). Insert (14" X 36").
    Before his acting days, George O'Brien enjoyed fame as a star college athlete who became the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the Pacific Fleet during World War I. In the early 1920s, George headed to Hollywood where he worked as a stuntman and part time actor. In 1924, Director John Ford picked the handsome, but unknown O'Brien to star in his first picture, The Iron Horse (1924). O'Brien joins Leila Hyams, Tom Santschi, and Evelyn Brent in the melodrama Honor Bound, from prolific director Alfred E. Green. This film is also thought to be the debut of a very young Jean Harlow. Paper from this picture is not easy to find, making this insert a great opportunity for fans of the silent era. It features an excellent portrait of O'Brien and Hyams. Signs of minor use include edge wear with toning, a light stain and chip in the top right and left, and a nick in the right and left border. Rolled, Fine+.


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