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    Homage (Universal, 1915). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This dramatic short from the Silent Era was directed by opera singer and stage actor William Worthington, who also starred in the lead role. Worthington acted in films from 1913-41, but only directed from 1913-25; little, if any, of his work behind the camera is known to still exist. This striking stone litho poster is backed with muslin, as was the practice at the time, as posters were returned with the film to the film exchanges to be used over and over again in other venues. It is in remarkable condition considering its age, showing only light fold wear and some minor creases on the left and right borders. Any fan of silent cinema will be proud to own this gem, as it is an extremely rare example (it might very well be the only remaining copy) from Universal Pictures' earliest days. Very Fine on Muslin.

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    November, 2008
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