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    The Docks of New York (Paramount, 1928). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Considered by many to be the finest film in the considerable career of director Josef von Sternberg, this is the story of Bill Roberts (George Bancroft), a big-hearted sailor who saves a pretty girl (Betty Compson) from suicide, and finds his life changed as a result. Bancroft was a major Hollywood star by this time, having starred in von Sternberg's influential Underworld just the year before. A first time offer from Heritage, this window card has had professional address pinholes in the interior, creases, and small tears at the bottom. The borders, imprint area, and Bancroft's credit have been airbrushed. Post-restoration wear includes corner bends and small tears, and a few unaddressed minor stains are still visible. Fine+.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,600.

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