Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    The Fire Brigade (MGM, 1926). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Charles Ray, one of the leading men on the MGM roster, portrays a firefighter in love with the daughter of a crooked politician. The politician, as coincidence would have it, owns a series of buildings that just happen to fall victim to devastating fires. May McAvoy plays the politician's daughter, and was at the height of her career. Unfortunately, McAvoy would not make the transition from silent to sound films. This was an action picture that MGM really got behind, as they used the new Technicolor two-strip color film stock to shoot it, donating a portion of the film's profits to fund a college for firefighters. The poster has a few tiny tears in the edges and a small chip off of the lower right corner. There is also a small bit of paper loss just above the lower horizontal fold on the vertical fold line and there is a small bit of separation at the center points. These imperfections are minor as the poster is really quite nice, with brilliant colors and is completely unrestored. Very Fine-.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Flat, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2013
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 853

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Auction #161812 spotlights

    The Birds (Universal, 1963). One Sheet

    The Sign of the Cross (Paramount, 1932). One Sheet Style B

    Come Dance with Me! (Titanus, 1959). Italian 2 - Fogli Alternate Title: Sexy Girl

    Them! (Warner Brothers, 1954). Lobby Card Set of 8

    2001: A Space Odyssey (MGM, 1968). One Sheet Style A

    Frankenstein (Universal International, R-1950s). Trimmed Belgian

    The Lady Eve (Paramount, 1941). Lobby Card

    Lolita (MGM, 1962). Half Sheet

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,843,783
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $37,012.62