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    Sunrise (Fox, 1927). Window Card (14" X 22").
    F. W. Murnau's landmark production is one of the most culturally significant films in movie history. This was Murnau's first film in Hollywood after his successful career in Germany with the masterpieces Nosferatu and The Last Laugh among many others. Sunrise won four Academy Awards at the first Awards ceremony in 1929. The film, which stars George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, and Margaret Livingston is a moral tale of a married farmer who is lured by a woman from the city to contemplate murdering his wife. His journey of redemption with his wife is both artistically portrayed and heart-breaking. The card has a pinhole in the right side, edge wear, stains in the snipe and along the right side, and some tanning. Three corners have been reattached with archival tape on the reverse and there is a minor chip in the lower left corner. Although there are issues with the card, the central image is not affected, remaining clean and bright. Paper on this title is extremely rare and we have offered only one poster in a previous sale. This important window card features spectacular stone litho artwork of the two stars. Very Good/Fine.


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