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    The Cat's Paw (Fox, 1934). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14"). Both thespian and producer Harold Lloyd was reportedly the only actor who owned every movie he stars in. In "The Cat's Paw," one of his last pictures, he plays Ezekiel Cobb, a man raised in China by his missionary father returning to America to seek a wife. While in the States, he is set up as a dummy mayoral candidate, only to foil the plans of the corrupt politicians by actually winning the race. These cards are in excellent condition, with three of the cards (including the title card) having no pinholes. There is some light toning and a couple of negligible dimples, but otherwise this set is in near perfect shape. The artwork makes prominent reference to Lloyd's signature spectacles, a hold-over from his famous "Glasses" character who was believed to be the inspiration for Superman's alter-ego, Clark Kent. This is a lovely, charming set. Near Mint+.

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