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    Pampered Youth (Vitagraph Company of America, 1925). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Vitagraph brought this silent production of Booth Tarkington's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "The Magnificent Ambersons" to the silver screen in 1925, beating the better-known Orson Welles screen version by a good 17 years. The film features a young golden-haired actor named Ben Alexander, who would later co-star as Jack Webb's balding sidekick on the 1950s TV series "Dragnet." As far as we know, this is the only known copy of this beautiful stone litho one sheet that exists. There is a long tear at the bottom right in the graphics, a couple of longer tears at the top, separation at the crossfolds, and a few small border tears. The glorious colors of the magnificent poster remain bright and crisp, offering a stunning display. Fine+.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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