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    Wallace Worsley in "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (Universal, 1923). Still (8" X 10").
    Vintage black and white, single weight, glossy still. In this intriguing behind-the-scenes still, director Wallace Worsley and an unidentified cameraman (perhaps cinematographer Robert Newhard), with the famous Notre Dame cathedral set in the background, pose with a then state-of-the-art amplification device that allowed Worsley to communicate his instructions to the entire crowd of more than 2,500 actors and extras on the set of this landmark film. A detailed snipe attached to the reverse tells the whole story. This still has some foxing and light edge wear in the right border, a small chip in the top right, and a missing corner in the top left, but is otherwise extremely attractive. A true piece of film history, this will be a valuable addition to your collection. Very Fine.


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