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    Triple Trouble (Essanay,1918). One Sheet (28" X 42").
    This hilarious Charlie Chaplin comedy is a meshing of triple films, with scenes taken from Essanay two-reelers Police, Work, and an unfinished Chaplin film, Life. It was actually released two years after Chaplin left the studio to go to Mutual, with director Leo White adding a few scenes to fill out the story. Nevertheless, much of the short is directed by Chaplin and the flop house scenes are pure genius. Chaplin "the Janitor" is featured on this stone litho one sheet, a Heritage first and the first copy we are aware of to be offered in auction. The poster has retained excellent color and only required touchup to a chip in the top border, enlarged pinholes in the top corners, and two small tears in the upper right background. A sensational find for Chaplin enthusiasts! Very Fine- on Linen.




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