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    London After Midnight (MGM, 1927). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). The most famous "lost" film of all time, "London After Midnight" is thought to have existed until 1967 when the last remaining print was destroyed in an MGM storage fire. The film was remade (virtually scene-for-scene) by Browning as "Mark of the Vampire" in 1935, with Bela Lugosi playing the Lon Chaney part. A handful of stills and promotional items remain, including this exceptionally clean lobby card, which features Chaney in both incarnations of his dual role. There is one pinhole and a minor crease in the lower left corner, a small chip out of the lower right corner, a tiny tear in the left margin and small tear in the right margin, and unfortunately the card has been trimmed across the top edge, which is the main reason for the low technical grade. But the card still shows amazing clarity and good color, and given the rarity of paper from this title, this is not an opportunity to be ignored. Very Good+.

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