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    The Joyless Street (Sofar Film, 1925). German Lobby Card (9.5" X 12"). Originally titled Die Freudlose Grasse, this exquisite film by director G. W. Pabst is set in poverty-stricken Vienna shortly after World War I. Filmed in an expressionistic and highly symbolic style, the film is particularly notable today for an appearance by a young Greta Garbo in her last European film before emigrating to America to appear in Torrent (1926). Garbo is pictured on this lovely original German lobby card, in the far left. The card shows the Sofar Film logo in the bottom right and the embossed seal of the Filmprufstelle Berlin Zugelassen in the top right. It has pinholes and slight bends in three corners, but is otherwise extremely clean; an intriguing look at a legendary actress just before her ascent to Hollywood fame and fortune. Very Fine-.

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