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    Underworld (Paramount, 1927). Title Lobby Card and Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Predating such genre classics as Little Caesar and The Public Enemy, this landmark picture is widely considered to be the first modern American gangster film, setting the stage for many significant movies to follow. Directed by Josef von Sternberg, with a script by Ben Hecht - who would script another gangster classic, Scarface, several years later - the movie is about Bull Weed, a brutal crime boss eventually brought low by his own weaknesses. Starring George Bancroft as Weed, Clive Brook as "Rolls Royce," a derelict who becomes Weed's confidante, and Evelyn Brent as "Feathers" McCoy, Weed's girlfriend. The striking title card pictures top-billed actor Bancroft, and the scene card is equally impressive. Don't pass up this chance to add these scarce and historically significant cards to your collection. The title card has two small dings in the lower border, one pinhole in the title, and two small stains in the upper left border. The scene card has a dust shadow in the right border, minor surface paper loss in the upper border, a bend in the lower right corner, and a pinhole in the background. Very Fine-


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