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    Fools For Luck (Paramount, 1928). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). W.C. Fields stars (in his last silent film) as an oil swindler, trying to con hopeful townspeople out of their money. The climax of the film is a game of pool between Fields and co-star Chester Conklin, in which Fields gets to show off his dexterity with a pool cue in a series of elaborate trick shots. Very shortly after this film, with the coming of sound, Fields would be recognized as one of the medium's greatest comedians. This rare lobby card is in exceptional condition. There is only a minor crease on the top left corner and some very light edge wear to prevent this card from being graded Mint. Unfortunately, all prints of this silent film are now lost, leaving us only a handful of posters and lobby cards as representation of a classic Fields performance. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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