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    Our Dancing Daughters (MGM, 1928). Pre-War Australian Daybill (15" X 39.5"). A Jazz Age spectacle, complete with Joan Crawford doing the Charleston in the role that made her a star. Released in 1928 with synchronized sound, this movie was a love letter to the lifestyle of the Roaring Twenties, a lifestyle that would come to a screeching halt just months later with the Stock Market Crash and the advent of the Great Depression. Nevertheless, this film preserves the electricity and excitement of that bygone era for all posterity. This attractive daybill features art by John Held Jr., whose caricatures of swells and flappers helped to define the decade. Writing at the top has been bleached, although it is still evident to a certain degree, and the area shows some scuffing. There are also two large holes at the top that go into the blue border. A corner chip at the bottom left is evident, as is surface loss at the left border and a tiny hole at the bottom right. Regardless, this is a wonderful poster featuring a great star and one that any collector of silent paper will be glad to own. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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