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    The Girl Who Stayed at Home (Artcraft, 1919). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Silent film pioneer D.W. Griffith directs this controversial war drama, set during the then-current WW I. Audiences of the day felt Griffith's story about two enlisted brothers fighting for the love of the same woman, and an expatriate who leaves France to return to the US, was too sympathetic towards the Germans. Nevertheless, the film has its strong points, and this rare poster is a superb piece of early Hollywood nostalgia. Offered by Heritage for the first time, this half sheet has been paperbacked and restored to address a chip with a tear in the bottom border, a tear in the right border, a bottom right corner chip, and touch-up to fold wear. Fine on Paper.


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