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    The Honor System (Fox, 1917). One Sheet (28.5" X 41").
    Best known for her leading role in D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation, Miriam Cooper stars alongside Milton Sills in this silent drama about a man wrongly convicted of a crime. She married Griffith's assistant director, Raoul Walsh, in secret in 1916 and the couple moved to Fox studios just before this film was made. Walsh directed Cooper in several films at Fox before she retired from Hollywood in 1923. Although Cooper's name is not on this one sheet, the life size portrait of the actress leaves no doubt of her importance in the marketing of the film. This stone litho beauty is the first paper Heritage has presented from The Honor System. Touchup was applied to the folds, a small hole and tear at the top of Cooper's head, small tears in the upper left and right red background, and a chip in the top left corner. Very Fine- on Linen.


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