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    Last Days of Pompeii (Independent, 1913). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Based on Bulwer-Lyton's novel, this remake (yes, they were already remaking films in 1913), included fantastic special effects for the era including the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The Italian-made film is considered one of the first grand-scale epics announcing the arrival of Italy's important contributions to the industry. This gorgeous and early stone litho one sheet features the film's two leading ladies, the blind slave girl and her rival, both participants in a love triangle, unaware of their impending doom from the looming volcano. The poster has some staining along the bottom border and another stain in the background at the left edge of the fountain. This is such a beauty to behold, an incredible addition to any silent film poster collection. Fine.

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