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    Variety (Paramount, 1925). Insert (14" X 36").
    This German film, a morality play, was heavily censored before being released in the USA. Starring Emil Jannings as an older trapeze artist who murders his rival (another trapeze artist) for his wife's affections. Lya de Putti was the woman who challenged both men's affections. The film was very well received and seen as an important addition to the German expressionism genre. Posters for this title are exceptionally rare and Heritage has only offered lobby cards in the past. Professional restoration has addressed pinholes, staining, and a few tears into the interior. The borders, spotlights, and title have been airbrushed, and there is a post-restoration paper lift in the right background. Rolled, Very Good+.


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    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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