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    Through the Back Door (United Artists, 1921). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    In turn-of-the-century Belgium, a young widow (Gertrude Astor) remarries to a wealthy American, and is forced to leave her young daughter Jeanne (Mary Pickford) behind with the child's nurse (Helen Raymond). The mother returns several years later but the nurse, not wanting to give up custody, tells her Jeanne is dead. However, when Belgium is invaded in 1914, the nurse fears for the child's safety and sends the now-teenaged girl to America to reunite with her mother. A well-mounted production, one of only two films to be co-directed by her brother Jack, this features many of the elements that Pickford often used in her films. The faintest of corner bumps -- only evident on close examination -- are the only slight issue with this immaculate card. Near Mint.


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