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    Sherlock Holmes (Goldwyn, 1922). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    This early and excellent version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic detective story stars the silent screen legend John Barrymore, with Roland Young as Dr. Watson. Notable as the film debut of William Powell, who would have a very successful thirty-year career in Hollywood, this terrific flick was thought to have been lost, but was rediscovered in the 1970s and restored. The lobby set for this film was offered in either sepia toned or hand-tinted color. This haunting portrait image of Holmes in profile, is in the original sepia toned state. The image area is in pristine condition, the minor issues are only in the borders and include: a pinhole and scratch in the right border, two other border pinholes, a stain at the right edge and corner, and light smudges. A rare and important card, this will surely be a highlight of any collection. Very Fine.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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