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    The Green Temptation (Paramount, 1922). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Beautiful Betty Compson stars in this melodrama about a low-level member of the Parisian underworld who joins the Red Cross as a nurse to evade police. Her experiences change her, and after the war she emigrates to America to begin a new crime-free life. But, as in many of these films, she soon meets up with a former accomplice, who tries to force her to help him steal a valuable emerald called "Green Temptation." The director, William Desmond Taylor, was murdered under mysterious circumstances just two months before the film was released. This eye-catching stone litho one sheet boasts moody, outstanding artwork by Henry Clive (1881-1960), and a razor-sharp appearance. The poster had chips out of the bottom border, tears at the vertical folds, and some staining in the borders, all of which has been addressed with exceptional professional restoration. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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