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    Hard Luck (Metro, 1921). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Buster Keaton is considered one of the greatest comic actors of all time. His influence on physical comedy is rivaled only by Charlie Chaplin. An acrobatically skillful and psychologically insightful actor, Keaton made dozens of short films and fourteen major silent features. Each of these films was a testiment to the comedic skill of an actor who would come to be recognized as one of the most talented and innovative artists of his time. Out of all the two-reelers Keaton made, he said that "Hard Luck" was his favorite. He claimed that the great "high dive" stunt he performed in the film was the greatest thrill of his life. There are corner chips and some light foxing at the borders, otherwise the card is in excellent condition. This card is such a wonderful early portrait of the star. Fine+.

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