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    Red Hair (Paramount, 1928). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). One of the most important stars of the silent era, Clara Bow's background was almost unbelievably tragic. Born in Brooklyn to an alcoholic father and a mother who suffered from psychotic fits, Bow's early life was marked by abuse, neglect, and poverty. Even at the height of her fame, she was still shunned by most of the Hollywood elite, who, in typically hypocritical fashion, saw her as an embarrassment to the film community. This beautiful lobby card is from one of her last silent pictures, based on a novel by Elinor Glyn, who also wrote the book that became the basis for It. The card is a lovely piece, with only the slightest imperfection, notably some very slight corner creasing in the upper left and lower right. These minute defects are only visible under the closest scrutiny, making this one of the most attractive Bow cards one is ever likely to find. Near Mint.

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    March, 2008
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    My family and I would not have this amazing keepsake memory of my dad's collection without all the hard work, beautiful photos, tasteful layout and eloquent descriptions that you and your team did.
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