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    The Sphinx (Monogram, 1933). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Lionel Atwill stars as wealthy philanthropist Jerome Breen, who is placed at the scene of a brutal murder by an eyewitness. The prosecution's case hinges on the witness's testimony that Breen approached him and ask what time it was. The defense proved it couldn't have been Breen since he had been a mute since birth when his vocal chords were severed. More murders prompt an investigation by a reporter that ultimately reveals Breen's horrible secret. There is one center vertical fold line, a border tear, scratches, pinholes and corner chips. Offered here is a rare half sheet, featuring an eerie green image of Atwill, that gave audiences a hint of his villainous intent. Fine.

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    November, 2004
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