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    Dante's Inferno (Fox, 1924). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Dante Alighieri's classic poem was brought to the screen with all of the hellish special effects Hollywood could muster in 1924. The semi-nude bodies of the women (as depicted on this extremely rare card) caused problems for the censors in Hollywood at the time. Dante's poem was a favorite topic for the studios and believe it or not, this was the second version of the film made, the first having been produced in 1911. Typical of silent film lobbies, this card was hand tinted in red and green. The card has multiple pinholes and some light border wear. Very Good/Fine.

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