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    Taming of the Shrew (United Artists, 1929). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). This early "talkie" marked the second time Mary Pickford would speak in a "talking" film and really the first for Douglas Fairbanks. They appeared together in this film for the first time (if Pickford's small uncredited role in "The Gaucho" is not counted). The Shakespeare story was well suited to their talents and made money for the company with an audience anxious to see their favorite couple together. Each of the stars would make only three more films before retiring from the screen. The two stars are highlighted (both in and out of costume) on this attractive half sheet. The poster has some soiling in the top border, small tears in the bottom right and top border, a chip in the top right corner, very minor surface paper loss, and creases in the corner. The sheet retains fabulous color and presents beautifully. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.

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