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    The Grim Game (Paramount, 1919). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Harry Houdini got to perform plenty of escapes in one of his first film efforts, to keep from being falsely imprisoned for murder. What is very interesting to note, is the tagline at the bottom of the card, as he emerges from the water..."they couldn't even drown Houdini." Although his character name in the film is "Harvey Hanford" the studio, along with the public, could only see the mesmerizing showman as himself! This impossible to find portrait card has only border pinholes, small tears in the top border, and a small top left corner crease. Fine/Very Fine.


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