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    The Quitter (Metro, 1916). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    As early as this film is, it's important to note that star Lionel Barrymore - perhaps best known as the irascible Mr. Potter from It's a Wonderful Life (1946) had nearly 100 pictures under his belt by the time he made this wacky comedy for director Charles Horan. As "Happy Jack" Lewis, Barrymore advertises for a bride, but gets cold feet before the selected woman arrives, leading to a succession of comic misadventures. The flat-folded poster offered here is in exceptional condition, particularly considering its age. We note a light smudge in the bottom right, extra fold lines, light edge wear in the top border, and a single pinhole in the left border. These are extremely minor considerations, none of which detract from the high degree of eye-appeal possessed by this beauty. Very Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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