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    The Old Doctor (Universal, 1915). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Although little is known about this early Universal production, it seems to be part of a series from actor/director Murdock MacQuarrie, whose most memorable role was that of J. Widdecombe Billows in the Charlie Chaplin classic, Modern Times (1936). The stone litho poster offered here is mounted on muslin, as was the custom in the early days of the cinema. As these posters were often reused for multiple venues, the muslin made them more durable than they would otherwise have been. It is in extremely nice condition for a poster of this age, and shows only pinpoint crossfold separations, a small surface nick in the right side of the art, two small stains at the left edge, a minor edge cut at the left side of the top border. A small bit of the right edge has been folded back. These minor issues do not detract from the stunning poster, an important piece from the early silent era. Fine/Very Fine on Muslin.


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