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    The Sheik (Paramount, 1921). Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14"). Agnes Ayres made her film debut at Essanay Studios in Chicago, but soon left for New York where she rose to fame after she was cast in the role of Alice Joyce's younger sister in "Richard the Brazen" (1917). Paramount studios took notice, signing the young starlet in 1920, where she quickly landed major roles, appearing in films for director Cecil B. DeMille such as "The Affairs of Anatol" (1921) and "Forbidden Fruit" (1921). Ayres though is most often remembered for her role as Valentino's leading lady in, "The Sheik." Offered in this lot are two scene cards this film that feature Ms. Ayres. Both cards have pinholes in the corners and borders, but are otherwise in excellent condition. Very Fine.

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