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    The City (Fox, 1926). Window Card (13.5" X 22"). Roy William Neill, the director who would eventually be responsible for some of the Sherlock Holmes films of the 1940s, got his start during the silent era directing thrillers and crime pictures like "The City." In this epic, he mixed politics with violence as a dope fiend and drug dealer begins to blackmail a mayoral candidate. That was pretty heavy stuff for the silent era and this wonderful stone litho window card doesn't give away the sordid nature of the story. This beautiful card has had 1/4" trimmed off of the side borders, some minor chipping on the corners, one hole in the center of the imprint area and the lower border. Very Good/Fine.

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