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    The Trail of '98 (MGM, 1928). Lobby Cards (4) (11" X 14"). A bold, daring, and often disturbing story of the Alaskan Gold Rush, this hard-hitting film is often compared to Charlie Chaplin's famous film set during the same era. The setting is the only similarity, however, as this movie tells a much darker story of a gold miner (Ralph Forbes) who strikes it rich, and endures terrible hardship on his way home, only to find that his sweetheart (Dolores del Rio) has become a performer in a wretched dance hall, a discovery that leads to a tragic ending. Two of the cards offered here show pinholes in the image area, another has a small chip in the right border. All display very light edge wear, but are clean, attractive, and very desirable overall; a marvelous find for any silent film collector. Very Fine.

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