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    Just Around the Corner (Paramount, 1921). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Set on New York City's East Side, this film stars Margaret Seddon as Ma Birdsong, a woman in failing health who wants nothing more than to see her daughter Essie (Sigrid Holmquist, the "Swedish Mary Pickford) marry a "real man." Essie instead falls in love with a derelict, and when Ma suffers a heart attack, her daughter devises a ruse to appease her dying mother. Fred Thomson, who in the 1920s rivaled Western heroes Tom Mix and Hoot Gibson in popularity, still gets to save the damsel in distress in this picture--but this time it's city-style. A snow dusted Holmquist depicts the distressed young woman on this gorgeous and rare stone litho one sheet. Restoration has addressed signs of light handling, including fold wear and a small hole in the "A", and some surface paper loss on the reverse. Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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