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    The Trail of the Octopus (Hallmark, 1919). One Sheet (27" X 41") Episode 9 -- "The Chained Soul."
    This early silent serial - billed as "The Serial of a Thousand Thrills" - could have served as an inspiration for Indiana Jones. Ruggedly handsome master criminologist Carter Holmes (Ben F. Wilson) sets out to aid pretty Ruth Stanhope (Neva Gerber) in finding a collection of nine daggers that will point the way to an artifact of fabulous power. Along the way, they travel from San Francisco to Asia to Paris and back to America in a globe-trotting adventure involving devil worshippers, zombies, mad scientists, ray guns, asteroids, and more hair-raising cliffhangers than you can shake a tentacle at! This exquisite poster has long been a favorite with collectors. The copy offered here had edge wear with chipping in the top and left borders, and a bottom right corner chip, but these slight flaws have been rendered virtually invisible with expert professional restoration. You won't want to miss out on this beauty! Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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