Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Patriot (Paramount, 1928). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    Now considered a "lost" film, this very rare half sheet is from director Ernst Lubitsch's lavish historical drama about the 18th century Russian Czar, Paul I, and the turbulent times in which he reigned. Rich in court intrigue, betrayals and assassination plots, this film went on to earn five Academy Award nominations, with Hans Kraly winning an Oscar for best screenplay. The great Austrian actor, Emil Jannings, earned the very first Academy Award for best performance by an actor for his portrayal as the Czar in this memorable gem. This half sheet is an even more exceptional find because Jannings' heavy German accent prevented a successful transition to "talkies" and the actor was all but finished in American films shortly after the release of The Patriot. The poster is printed on a glossy, linen finish paper, and shows edge wear, smudging, some paper tape on the verso, and small chips in the borders. This striking Deco design is a real find as this film is one of the most sought after of the pre-War "lost" titles. Rolled, Fine.


    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 746

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 July 25 - 26 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #162014 spotlights


    Mysterious Doctor Satan (Republic, 1940). Fine on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Some Like It Hot (United Artists, 1959). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Alice in Wonderland (RKO, 1951). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Insert
    BID NOW


    Jailhouse Rock (MGM, 1957). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Insert
    BID NOW


    Day the World Ended (American Releasing Corp., 1956). Very Fine-. Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW


    Don't Bother to Knock (20th Century Fox, 1952). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Meet Me in St. Louis (MGM, 1944). Very Fine. Title Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    They Died with Their Boots On (Warner Bros., 1941). Fine+ on Linen. Half Sheet
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search