Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Splendid Road (First National, 1925). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Frank Lloyd directs this western melodrama based on a novel by Vingie E. Roe. Set in the days of the California Gold Rush., the story centers around a young woman (Anna Q. Nilsson) who heads to California, adopting a trio of orphans along the way. She delivers them to a not-so-golden existence, living in a squalid shack and consorting with shady saloon proprietor (George Bancroft). Lionel Barrymore also makes an appearance in the role of a philosophical gambler. Exquisite color and drawing bring to life the lead characters on this heartwarming one sheet. The poster appears to have been adhered to a flat surface, and shows paper loss on the verso from its removal. There are tears, chips and surface paper loss in the right border and background. Professionally mounted on linen and restored, the one sheet now displays very well. Good/Very Good on Linen.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 499

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 13 days left to consign to the 2019 July 27 - 28 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161904 spotlights


    Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1977) Folded, Very Fine. International Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    Frankenstein (Mondo, 2018). Rolled, Near Mint. Hand Numbered Limited Edition Screen Print Poster
    BID NOW


    You Only Live Twice (United Artists, 1967) Rolled, Fine+. Insert
    BID NOW


    Deep Throat (Aquarius Releasing, 1972) Folded, Very Fine+. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Some Like It Hot (United Artists, 1959) Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    White Heat (Warner Brothers, 1949) Folded, Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Ziegfeld Follies (MGM, 1945) Folded, Very Good+. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Viva Las Vegas (MGM, 1964) Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet Style A
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,026,954
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $65,610.20