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    The Sheik (Paramount, 1921). French Grande (47" X 63"). Rudolph Valentino stars in this romantic adventure film that would cement his reputation as a legendary screen lover for decades to come. Millions of women flocked to the theaters to see the handsome star, making Valentino an overnight, international heartthrob. In fact, female fans became so enthralled during the initial showing of the film, that many fainted making Valentino the first male superstar of the silver screen. There were tears at the edges and fold lines with minor paper loss at the folds. But, after a nice older restoration, this poster is very displayable in linen that was trimmed to the edge of the poster. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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