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    Mantrap (Paramount, 1926). Insert (14" X 36").
    By the time she made this picture, based on a popular novel by Sinclair Lewis, Clara Bow was at the peak of her career. Here, she plays Alvema, a flirtatious young woman who marries strapping mountain man Joe Easter (Ernest Torrence), with whom she lives happily ever after, at least until slick city lawyer Ralph Prescott (Percy Marmont) appears in their idyllic backwoods paradise on vacation. Alvema can't help but flirt with the urban cowboy, leading to disaster. The insert offered here features a beautiful image of Bow; it had a large piece of the top left border missing, a tear in the right border that extended into the poster center, small holes in the image area, and edge wear with chips, but expert professional restoration has returned this highly desirable piece to a like-new appearance. For Bow fans, it doesn't get much better than this! Good on Paper.


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