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    The Big Parade (MGM, 1925). Insert (14" X 36").
    This thought-provoking and gripping war drama depicts the fate of WWI soldiers in stark and harrowing scenes, unlike anything audiences had witnessed before. Screen idol John Gilbert stars as a wealthy young American who is sent to France to face the horrors of battle, and falls for French girl Renee Adoree. The early scenes of a blissful life and heroic men sent off to Europe contrast sharply with shocking death scenes, shown with spectacular MGM effects. The film is one of the biggest hits of the era, and does not shy away from reality, going so far as to depict Gilbert returning home after a leg amputation. This rare and special poster has been professionally restored to address pinholes in the corners and one in the top of the artwork, missing paper in the top right corner and a larger area along the bottom half of the right border. The image area is in very clean and bright condition. Fine on Paper.


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    March, 2011
    25th-26th Friday-Saturday
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