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    The Rose of Blood (Fox, 1917). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Siren-eyed Theda Bara is the main attraction in this melodrama (her first film after the blockbuster Cleopatra), where she is once again paired with her best director, J. Gordon Edwards. Bara plays a governess who falls for the prince (Charles Clary) after the death of his wife, but he refuses to marry her due to her low station. She falls in with a group of revolutionaries, and when the prince later reconsiders his love for her, she carries on a double life, which can only lead to tragedy. This gorgeous stone litho poster is a picture-perfect portrait of the lovely Bara. The poster had border chips and pieces missing from the top right corner and top center, and fold wear, but professional restoration has given it a like-new appearance, all the better to appreciate the sublime artwork. Fine+ on Linen.


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