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    The Smuggler's Sister (Selig, 1914). One Sheet (27" X 40").
    Harold Lockwood plays the smuggler of the title, who is protected by his sister (Bessie Eyton). Things are complicated, though, as Bessie's love interest is a revenue officer (Wheeler Oakman). This gorgeous stone litho poster features a stunning image of Lockwood and Oakman in bright, well saturated colors. Lockwood became one of the most popular matinee idols of the early film period during the 1910's. He made 135 films before his untimely death at age 31 of the Spanish Influenza epidemic of 1918. Few of his films survive. A new offering from Heritage, the poster has been restored on linen, with touchup to the folds, pinholes in the corners, extra vertical folds, the lettering of "Selig." Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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