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    Topsy and Eva (United Artists, 1927). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14"). Inspired by Harriet Beecher Stowe's important novel, Uncle Tom's Cabin, this movie was based on a stage play by Catherine Chisolm Cushing that starred the Duncan Sisters, Rosetta and Vivian, a popular vaudeville act. Vivian plays the saintly Little Eva, the glamorous little girl who purchases poor Topsy, played by Rosetta in blackface, for a nickel at a slave auction when no one else will buy her. From then on, the two are fast friends. Noble Johnson, best known as the native chieftain in King Kong, appears in this picture as Uncle Tom. The title card of this set has a chip in the upper right corner, and several pinholes in the image area. The scene cards show pinholes in the corners and borders, light edge wear, and slight smudging. Very Fine.

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    March, 2008
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