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    The Bravest Way (Famous Players Corp., 1918). One Sheet (27" X 41"). One of the few Asian actors to find success in early Hollywood, Sessue Hayakawa was at one point one of the highest paid actors in Tinsletown with celebrity on par with Douglas Fairbanks and Charles Chaplin. But sadly, growing anti-Japanese sentiments took their toll on his career until he was given a fresh chance with a role in Humphrey Bogart's Tokyo Joe, 1949. Later, he would receive an Oscar nomination for his performance as Col. Saito in The Bridge on the River Kwai, 1957. This stone litho one sheet has separations at the folds, staining in the image and border, and a chip in the bottom left corner. This is an historic poster from one of Hollywood's earliest stars! Very Good on Linen.

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