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    When a Man Loves (Warner Brothers, 1927). One Sheet (27" X 41"). After the success of "Don Juan" star, John Barrymore, director Alan Crosland and screenwriter Bess Meredyth once again combined their talents for this adaptation of the classic novel and opera, "Manon Lesaut." Manon (Dolores Costello) has been sold into prostitution by her wicked brother Andre (Warner Oland). She then meets and falls in love with the dashing Chevalier Fabian (John Barrymore) and leaves her much-older "protector," the Count de Montfontaine (Sam De Grasse). The two star-crossed lovers are caught however and banished to a penal colony in New Orleans. There are several tears, the most prominent one runs horizontally across the poster just above the center fold line. There are chips, nicks and small areas of paper loss along the borders. The poster has been professionally restored, minimizing these defects. This beautiful stone litho offers a stunning image of Barrymore in one of his classic silent era roles. Very Good/Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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