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    The Eagle (United Artists, 1925). Six Sheet (79.25" X 80").
    The great Rudolph Valentino stars as a Cossack turned Russian Robin Hood when his lands are stolen and he falls out of favor with Catherine the Great (Louise Dresser). He takes on the persona of a masked avenger, a la Zorro, seeking revenge upon the murderer of his father and thief of his estate, only to fall for the killer's daughter (Vilma Bánky). Considered to be the first male sex symbol of the cinema, Valentino has remained a Hollywood legend for almost ninety years for his roles in this fine film, The Sheik, its sequel Son of the Sheik, and Blood and Sand. Offered for the first time is this incredible six sheet, the only copy Heritage has come across. It boasts a powerful illustration of Valentino with costar Vilma Bánky, all rendered in gorgeous stone litho printing. There has been restoration to chipping and tearing in the borders and interior, with some replaced paper loss at the bottom. Post-restoration wear includes creasing with cracks, tears, and small chips. Very Good-on Linen.


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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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