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    Ben-Hur (MGM, R-1931). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Cards (3) (11" X 14").
    Ben-Hur was certainly one of the high points of the silent era, an epic tale of the conflict between Rome and Christianity. At a cost of $4 million, it was easily the most expensive silent film ever made and was directed by Fred Niblo and starring Ramon Novarro, Carmel Myers, May McAvoy, Betty Bronson, and Francis X. Bushman. Paper from the "talkie" re-release of the film is extremely difficult to find, making these fantastic lobby cards a great opportunity for collectors. Signs of handling include pinholes in the borders, dust shadows, a bottom border nick, a tack hole in the left border, corner bends, a crease down the left side (title card), and a crease in the bottom left corners. Fine+.


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