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    The Knife (Select, 1918). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Adapted from a stage play by Eugene Walter, "The Knife" was a silent feature about a naive Southern belle (Alice Brady) who comes to New York City in search of her destiny, only to be seduced by a ruffian who plies her with drugs. Enter Doctor Robert Manning (Frank Morgan) who suggests the cad's evil ways can be cured with experimental brain surgery! Brady was the daughter of famed theatrical producer William Brady and was an important screen star of the silent era who won an Academy Award for her supporting role in "In Old Chicago" (1939). This beautiful one sheet has a fine profile of the lovely Alice Brady. There are crossfold separations and minor paper loss at the corners of the borders. Professional restoration has rendered these problems unnoticeable. Colors are still eye-popping, and this gorgeous portrait beauty makes this a must-have. Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2007
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