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    Robin Hood (United Artists, 1922). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). This was Douglas Fairbanks' biggest and most lavish production of the silent era. Fairbanks and his wife Mary Pickford, began this big-budget medieval pageantry by constructing a near-lifesized replica of a 12th century Nottingham castle! Known as the original swashbuckler, Fairbanks was at his acrobatic best, sliding down a two-story tapestry during one of the film's climatic moments. The posters for this title have always been rare. This beautiful half sheet has an 11" clean tear that runs from the left border into Fairbanks right arm up to his chest. There is an 8" clean tear that runs from the right border through the legs of the small image of Fairbanks in the border and into the center image. Other than these flaws, the poster is in great condition. The poster has been paperbacked and restored magnificently. This is a chance to acquire a piece of cinema history from one of the great epic films of the silent era. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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    March, 2007
    30th-31st Friday-Saturday
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