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    The Clemenceau Case (Fox, R-1918). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    Considered by many to be cinema's first femme fatale, Theda Bara was the undisputed queen of early silent film's most provocative roles. In this, her third film, Bara is the model-vamp-muse of an artist she spurns until it suits her otherwise. She's seen in this beautiful stone litho image, casting a wily glance at one of her unwitting "victims." Like many American films of the time, The Clemenceau Case was subject to cuts by city and state censorship boards and reissued after its initial release in 1915. As the poster states, this is "The 1918 Version...,'' most likely indicating edits of some of the film's stronger content. Restoration has addressed fold wear, chips in three borders, two tears in the left border, three tears from the right border extending slightly into the background/image area, and a chip in the "D" of "THEDA." Fine+ on Linen.


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