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    The Lifted Veil (Metro, 1917). MP Graded One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Born into a family of thespians, Ethel Barrymore was destined to be a part of Hollywood royalty. Sister to fellow actors John and Lionel, Ethel was a highly esteemed theater performer before making the leap to the silver screen. She made fifteen silent pictures between 1914 and 1919, including The Lifted Veil. Barrymore is positively stunning on this stone litho one sheet as a conflicted, yet repentant young woman caught in the throes of a love triangle. In real life, the actress turned down a marriage offer from Winston Churchill, believing he had little potential for success. Barrymore would go on to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in the 1944 film None but the Lonely Heart opposite Cary Grant. Restoration has addressed fold wear, crossfold separation, and chips in the borders. MP Graded Fine on Linen.


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