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    The Trail of the Octopus (Hallmark Pictures, 1919). One Sheet (27.25" X 41") Episode Nine -- "The Chained Soul." In this exciting silent serial, Carter Holmes (Ben F. Wilson) and Ruth Stanhope (Neva Gerber) race to find nine daggers in order to unlock the secret of the Devil's Trademark. Wilson and Gerber - one of the most prolific serial actresses ever, with 12 chapterplays to her credit - were a frequent on-screen couple, including making several serials and a number of Westerns together between 1917 and 1926. This dramatic stone litho one sheet had pinholes in the borders, minor crossfold separations, and slight stains on the reverse. Professional restoration has addressed all of these issues, giving this poster a Near Mint appearance. Very Fine- on Linen.

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