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    The Devil at His Elbow (Metro, 1916). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    Never before offered at Heritage, this brightly colored stone litho poster comes from a morality tale starring serial actor Clifford Bruce. Aligning itself with the soon-to-come Prohibition movement, the film stars Bruce as an overworked alcoholic submarine engineer on the verge of ruining his life. Notable among the secondary cast is the presence of future star Adolphe Menjou, making an early appearance in his career. Professional restoration to the poster has addressed fold wear and tears in the borders and interior. There were areas of paper loss at the top, right, and left borders that went into the green background, as well as some paper loss in the top right image background. The borders have been airbrushed. Very Good- on Linen.


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    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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