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    Red Heels (AB Continental Films, 1925). Swedish One Sheet (28" X 39.5"). Original Title: Das Spielzeug von Paris.
    This Austrian silent film, helmed by Michael Curtiz, stars French actress Lili Damita in her first leading role. She is a Parisian stage dancer who marries a young British Bohemian (Eric Barclay). Their union is a stormy one, as the couple clashes over continuing her career. Upon seeing this film, Samuel Goldwyn invited Damita to Hollywood. Artist Eric Rohman, a well accomplished poster artist of the day, depicts Damita's character imbibing at the swanky dance hall in which she performs. It's high kicks and top hats, stage frocks and cocktails, all in vibrant stone litho reds and golds on this Swedish one sheet. A Heritage first, this is a gorgeous poster for fans of Damita, who went on to star in many more films when she relocated to Tinseltown (and married Errol Flynn!). There are light corner bends in the bottom right and some wrinkling along the borders. Folded, Very Fine.


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