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    The Flying Ace (Norman, 1926). Three Sheet (41" X 78").
    Released in 1926, and starring Lawrence Criner and Kathryn Boyd, this film was a major hit for Norman Studios. Criner plays a World War I fighter pilot who returns home a hero. Peg Reynolds is Criner's sidekick, and together they rescue Boyd and her father from railroad thieves. The film boasts death defying feats in "the greatest airplane thriller ever filmed," but in reality, Norman shot all the airplane scenes with the plane on the ground. Even so, the film was a sensation, and grossed close to $20,000, which in today's money is more than a quarter million dollars, through Norman's distribution efforts. The poster shows minor edge wear with a few small tears, some fold wear with crossfold separations, and the upper section has minor paper loss in two folds and the upper border. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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