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    The Misleading Widow (Paramount-Artcraft, 1919). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    Billie Burke, best remembered today as Glinda the Good Witch from The Wizard of Oz and as Mrs. Cosmo Topper in the popular series of Topper films, is the title star of this Paramount silent melodrama. The sumptuous stone litho is from Burke's short lived silent film career which lasted only from 1916 to 1921, when she married showbiz impresario Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. of the famed Ziegfeld Follies. Burke returned to the screen after she and her husband were wiped out by the stock market crash of 1929 and his death in 1932. Touchup has been applied to the folds, a bottom right corner pinhole, a bottom cross fold with tears, a chip in the bottom border, and a tear in the right border. A striking early portrait of this important star, this poster is a rare find. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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