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    Herr Tartuffe (UFA, 1925). German Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    In the 1920s and through the 1940s, German theaters used double weight photos as lobby cards, like these exquisitely sharp vintage gelatin silver, glossy photos. Emil Jannings stars in lauded director F. W. Murnau's version of Molière's famous comedy. Murnau energized the centuries-old text by adding a framing story, and lending his usual visual virtuosity to the storytelling. One photo has a top left corner bend, one has the embossed seal of the Filmprufstelle Berlin Zugenlassen in the top right, and both have the UFA logo in the bottom left recto and stamped on the verso. Both seem to have a slight border trim. Country-of-origin material for this film is scarce and highly prized. Fine+.


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