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    He Who Gets Slapped (MGM, 1924). Swedish One Sheet (34.5" X 47.5").
    Artist Eric Rohman created this masterpiece image of Lon Chaney as an embittered, betrayed inventor-turned circus clown whose act consists of getting slapped by all of the other clowns. He falls in love with another circus performer (Norma Shearer), and is betrayed yet again by the same characters as before. John Gilbert plays another circus performer who is also pursuing Shearer. This was the first film to begin production under the newly formed MGM, and the first to feature Leo the Lion as the mascot MGM logo. Heritage is pleased to present this very well preserved Swedish poster, the first paper from this title we've offered. Folded, Very Fine/Near Mint.


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