Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Straight Way (Fox, 1916). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Drama.
    A quite rare piece of pre-1920's film memorabilia. Alas, not one film remains of the saucy Valeska Suratt, "The Vampire Woman", who had her play "The Girl With the Whooping Cough" closed on Broadway in 1910 due to "indecency" charges. This was a good 17 years before it happened to Mae West with "Sex" in 1927. Suratt had her scenario "borrowed" by DeMille for King of Kings. She sued, DeMille, who settled out of court, and Suratt was blacklisted in Hollywood as a result, ending her career. Starring Valeska Suratt , Herbert Heyes, Glen White, Claire Whitney. Directed by Will S. Davis. An unrestored lobby card with good color and an overall very presentable appearance. It may have edge wear with small tears, slight paper loss, minor stains, and/or some very light foxing throughout. Please see full-color, enlargeable image below for more details. Fine.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    9th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,254

    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
    Consign to the 2019 March 23 - 24 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 #161845 spotlights


    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Bryanston, 1974). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Rough House Rosie (Paramount, 1927). Jumbo Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    The Man in the White Suit (BEF, 1953). Australian Daybill
    BID NOW


    Who Leads the National Army! (Triangle, 1917). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Won in the Clouds (Universal, 1928). Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    The New Adventures of Tarzan (Burroughs-Tarzan-Enterprise, 1935). Stock One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Little Miss Broadway (20th Century Fox, 1938). Window Card
    BID NOW


    North by Northwest (MGM, 1959). Lobby Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,635,845
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $41,655.80