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    Five Star Final (First National, 1931). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Cards (5) (11" X 14").
    Edward G. Robinson gives a brilliant performance as a newspaper editor who, in order to build up circulation, ruins a respected woman's reputation. She, along with her husband, commits suicide and a guilt-ridden Robinson quits his job and denounces his profession. As hard-hitting today as it was in 1931, Five Star Final is one of pre-Code's finest dramas. Paper for this title is extremely elusive, and there are some great shots of Robinson here. Prior to the excellent conservation, the title card had a chip in the lower right corner, and a tear in the right, bottom, and top borders. There were pinholes in the corners and small tack holes in the borders on all cards, four cards had corner chips, and one scene card had a tear in the top border. These very rare cards now display beautifully. Fine.


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