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    Pitfalls of a Big City (Pathé, 1923). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Cross-eyed silent film comedian Ben Turpin was a hit with audiences mainly because of his visual ailment and dead-on physical comedic timing. After wowing Charles Chaplin, Turpin signed a deal with Mack Sennett and began making a string of successful comedies with frequent co-stars Mabel Normand and Fatty Arbuckle. This slapstick stone litho one sheet is a rare and special item featuring the comedy great. It had a chip in the right and left borders, fold wear, and crossfold separations. With professional restoration, it now displays beautifully. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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