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    Lon Chaney (MGM, 1920s). Personality Poster (22" X 28").
    MGM, like most of the studios, would produce a series of portraits of the actors and actresses they had under their contracts. These would be exhibited in the lobbies of their theatres, reminding patrons that their studio had the best stars in the world, or as MGM liked to profess, "more stars than there are in the heavens." Lon Chaney was one of their greatest stars and this image, likely from the film The Black Bird in 1926, captures the actor at the height of his career. Professional restoration has addressed chipping and tears in the borders and background, some of the tears extending into Chaney's image. The borders and the top of Chaney's hat have been airbrushed. Very Good on Paper.


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    17th-18th Saturday-Sunday
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