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    The Merry Widow (MGM, 1925). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    A fun half sheet with a boozed John Gilbert being held up by a chorus cutie in Paris as he wildly cavorts on one leg, trying to forget his lost love, Mae Murray. The small and subtle quote beneath the spilling champagne glass is pure Von Stroheim. It's a quote from Lord Byron: "On With the Dance! Let Joy be Unconfirmed; No Sleep till morn, when Young and Pleasure Meet, to chase the glowing hours with flying feet." There were border and corner pinholes just into the image, some bottom border stains, creasing, and some small paper loss in the top left corner. There has been touch-up in the borders. Professional restoration has addressed the few small issues and the poster now displays wonderfully! This is an exceptionally rare title and we have only sold a few items from this film over the last 11 years. Fine+ on Paper.


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    July, 2012
    25th-26th Wednesday-Thursday
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