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    The Pony Express (Paramount, 1925). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Cards (2) (11" X 14").
    Austrian-born Ricardo Cortez stars as a gambler who joins the Pony Express delivery service just as California is earning statehood. George Bancroft plays the baddie with a vengeance, and Wallace Beery and Betty Compson round out the cast. A 1953 remake of this picture stars Charlton Heston. Paper for this film is quite scarce, and these lobbies are in remarkable condition given the fact they are nearly 90 years old! Stagecoaches, smoking guns, and attacking Indians are dramatically rendered, bringing the action to vivid life. The cards show the usual, but very faint aging of the background color, pinholes in the corners, smudging, and a small paper lift in the top border. Very Fine-.


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