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    La Bohème (MGM, 1926). One Sheet (27" X 40.5").
    In 1925, silent film star Lillian Gish signed a deal with MGM that guaranteed her $400,000 per film, a remarkable achievement for an actress of that time. Even more incredible, Gish was given complete control over her productions, including choice of directors and co-stars. Gish's first choice of projects was La Bohème, with herself as the fragile seamstress Mimi. John Gilbert stars as Mimi's love interest, Roldolphe, an aspiring painter. Paper on this film is virtually non-existent, and this delightful stone litho one sheet is making its Heritage debut. The poster has been restored on linen and retained vibrant color. One inch of the top border was replaced. Touchup was applied to the folds, a small hole in the vertical fold in the "o" of "John," and to address slivers of missing paper and surface paper loss in the left border, chips, tears and surface paper loss in the right border, and surface paper loss and one chip in the bottom border. Fine+ on Linen.


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