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    The Test of a Man (Universal, 1915). One Sheet (27.25" X 41.5"). There's little information about this picture available, other than that it was directed by Henry MacRae and featured Wellington A. Playter, Marie Walcamp, and Sherman Bainbridge. Still, once you see the great image featured on this early one sheet - of an ammunition train being destroyed - what else do you need to know? As was customary in cinema's early days, this stone litho poster is backed with muslin, thereby increasing its durability and making it possible to exhibit it in multiple venues. It shows some crossfold separation and light fold wear, but is in remarkable condition considering its age. Any fan of silent cinema will be proud to own this gem, as it is an extremely rare example (it might very well be the only remaining copy) from Universal Pictures' earliest days. Very Fine on Muslin.

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