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    Orphans of the Storm (United Artists, 1921). Lobby Cards (10) (11" X 14").
    In what many consider to be his greatest motion picture accomplishment, D.W. Griffith skillfully combines melodrama and historical political intrigue to create one of the most spectacular and poignant films of the silent era of American cinema. Real-life sisters Lillian and Dorothy Gish play the two orphans of the title, bringing pathos and a sense of realism to a moving (albeit far-fetched) story of two innocents who get caught up in the turbulent events of the French Revolution. These gorgeous, very rare lobby cards have been hand tinted and feature superb scenes from the film. All of the cards have had airbrushing to address minor wear. The "Ballroom" card had a sliver of paper missing in the left border and a tear/small amount of missing paper in the bottom border. Two other cards had a sliver of missing paper in the right or left border. Two cards still have small bends in the bottom right corner. The restoration has these rare cards displaying quite well. Fine/Very Fine.


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