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    Modern Times (United Artists, 1936). Six Sheet (81" X 81"). "Modern Times" would be Chaplin's final silent film, and also marked the last appearance of the "Little Tramp." Filmed between 1932 and 1936, it was directed, written, scored, and produced by Chaplin himself, and he also starred in his own "one-man show" with his current wife and kindred spirit Paulette Goddard. No one ever had as much success blending biting social commentary with pure slapstick. The poster has older restoration for minor edge wear with tiny tears and small chips in the top border. There are several tears in the lower left red field and in the upper right red field. The poster is slightly separating from the linen backing in the upper right fold line. This is a magnificent stone litho image of one of the screen's greatest comedians in one of his last masterpieces of cinema. This is the only extant copy of this poster that we are aware of. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.



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    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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