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    Madcap Madge (Triangle Kay-Bee, 1917). One Sheet (27.5" X 41").
    In remarkable condition for its nearly one hundred years, this stone litho one sheet boasts fresh colors and minimal signs of handling. It features a playful image of silent film star Olive Thomas and the tagline (spoiler alert!) "The escapades of a vivacious school girl in Palm Beach society who wins the man of her choice and incidentally saves her father from ruin." A former "Ziegfeld Follies" girl, Thomas went on to make a significant number of films in just a few short years, including Youthful Folly, The Flapper, and Everybody's Sweetheart. She also posed for the famed pin-up artist Alberto Vargas, and married Jack Pickford, brother of screen star Mary Pickford. Unfortunately, her career was cut short when she died tragically at the age of twenty-six after accidentally ingesting mercury. There is a small nick and tears in the bottom border with tissue tape on the verso, edge wear, smudging in the borders, and crossfold separations. A Heritage first! Folded, Very Fine-.


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