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    Tol'able David (First National, 1921). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    How fitting that one of the true classics of the silent screen would be remembered by such a beautiful one sheet poster. The artists, in creating this evocative water color hued stone lithograph, have captured completely the tender drama that the film displays so effectively to this day. Gladys Hulette, with over a hundred films to her credit by the filming of Tol'able David, is wonderfully drawn next to Richard Barthelmess. Looking at the faithful rendering of Barthelmess, it's little wonder that Lillian Gish called him.."..the most beautiful male face in movies." Expert restoration has totally addressed the issues that vintage film posters sometimes possess. There was a small 1/4" trim along the borders, chips in the lower left corner and top right corner, and crossfold separations with small chips at the centerpoints. The corners had small staple holes, and there were tears below the credits and in the right field. Very Good/Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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