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    Sadie Thompson (United Artists, 1928). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This very rare, jaw-dropping stone litho poster is from the film based on Somerset Maugham's original story. Finely executed, this drama is from director/star Raoul Walsh, and Gloria Swanson is spectacular in her Academy Award-nominated role as the title character. Swanson portrays a fallen woman who is targeted by a missionary (Lionel Barrymore) as a soul needing to be saved. The linen has been trimmed to the borders, fold wear and two chips in the right and one in the left have been touched up, a tear in the bottom border has been restored, and the poster shows a post-restoration tear in the right border and left border creasing. Paper from this top Swanson title is scarce and the one sheet is a beautiful graphic. Fine+ on Linen.




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