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    Metropolis (UFA, 1927). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Heritage is proud to present this extremely rare lobby card from what most cinefiles consider the greatest science fiction film ever made, "Metropolis." Fritz Lang's classic motion picture was inspired by the director's visit to New York City and dealt with social issues at the time. This spectacular card features Brigitte Helm as Maria appearing at the Yoshiwara Nightclub. The card appears to have some slight fading, otherwise, it is in extremely nice condition with the lower left corner reinforced with tape on the reverse, two pinholes in the upper border, and three sets of staple marks. As to the fading, we've seen many silent lobby cards over the years where the printing is less than uniform on the density of the inks. Since yellow is the first color to fade, and the yellows are still fairly strong on this card, we feel that the reds are simply less intense than they are on other cards, and therefore, if there is any fading on this card, it is very minor. Fine/Very Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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