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    Men of the Desert (Essanay, 1917). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    Presumably lost, this 1917 silent western/drama was produced by the Essanay Film Manufacturing Company. What has survived is this beautifully preserved stone litho one sheet inspired by the film. It depicts Jack Gardner as a cowboy who has just wandered into a town in need of protection from feuding cattlemen and sheepherders. He agrees to assist the sheriff and winds up wounded, but is nursed back to health by Ruth King, a cattleman's daughter, seen at the center of the poster. There are crossfold separations, faint mirrored stains in the upper and bottom borders, a light stain in the upper crossfold, and a few slight fold splits. The poster also shows minor chipping and small holes in the right border. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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