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    Napoleon (MGM, 1927). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). This epic film, directed by Abel Gance, tells the story of Napoleon Bonaparte's youth and early military career. Originally, Gance intended this to be the first of a six-part epic, but it quickly became apparent that the realities of time and budget would make this impossible. A groundbreaking film in terms of camera technique, editing, and special effects, Napoleon is lauded today as one of the most important and influential films of its era, whose place in cinema history cannot be overestimated. Offered here is an extremely rare lobby card from this significant film, which shows pinholes in the corners, light tanning, and minor foxing at the bottom edge. These slight defects hardly detract from the overwhelming beauty and drama of this exciting card. Fine/Very Fine.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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