Description

    The Hazards of Helen (General, 1915). Three Sheet (38.75" X 77.5") Chapter 52 -- "Danger Ahead."
    Clocking in at an astounding 23.8 hours, The Hazards of Helen is among the longest non-feature films in cinema history and is considered to be the longest serial ever made, spanning a total of 119 episodes. The series originally starred Helen Holmes as its titular heroine for the first 49 chapters, and then cast her fearless stunt double, Rose "Helen" Wenger Gibson, as its new lead after Holmes left to start her own company. Already a semi-celebrity due to her marriage to Hoot Gibson, the new Helen proved to be just as talented and popular an actress as the original in the series' remaining 69 episodes. Danger Ahead marks one of Gibson's first starring chapters, and is the first of any paper Heritage has ever sold for the film. This exciting stone litho three sheet shows edge and fold wear with noticeable separations, chipping and tears in the borders and folds, staining with surface rippling, pinholes, and toning. The lower border has been folded over and glued down. Fine- on Kraft Paper.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Movie Poster - Rolled (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 230

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 March 31 - April 1 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161746 spotlights


    Playgirl After Dark (Topaz, 1961). One Sheet Style A
    BID NOW


    Blood and Sand (20th Century Fox, 1941). Australian Daybill
    BID NOW


    The Wizard of Oz (MGM, R-1949). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Dragstrip Girl (American International, 1957). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    World War I Propaganda (U.S. Dept. of the Treasury, 1919). Victory Liberty Loan Poster
    BID NOW


    This Island Earth (Universal International, 1955). Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    The Shootist (Paramount, 1976). British Quad
    BID NOW


    A Hard Day's Night (United Artists, 1964). Half Sheet
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,847,089