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    Sons of the Desert (MGM, 1933). Midget Window Card (8" X 14").
    Director William A. Seiter started his prolific film career in 1918, and worked with many of the great comedy stars of the 1920s-1940s, including the Marx Brothers, Wheeler and Woolsey, and Lucille Ball. This film marked the only time Seiter directed the dynamic team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, and it is considered by many to be their best feature. The hapless boys scheme to make it to Chicago to attend the National Convention of their fraternal lodge, Sons of the Desert, despite threats from their respective wives (Dorothy Christy and Mae Busch). Hardy feigns an illness, hiring a doctor to prescribe a trip to Hawaii. The man Stan hires is actually a veterinarian, but he didn't think the man's religion would make any difference -- just one of the many hilarious mix-ups that make this a gem from start to finish. This bright midget window card has only bends at the bottom corners. Paper from this comedy classic is scarce and in this great condition, it will be in high demand. Very Fine-.


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