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    The Sheik (Paramount, 1921). Lobby Cards (4) (11" X 14").
    Agnes Ayres made her film debut at Essanay Studios in Chicago, but soon left for New York where she rose to fame after she was cast in the role of Alice Joyce's younger sister in Richard the Brazen (1917). Paramount studios took notice, signing the young starlet in 1920, where she quickly landed major roles, appearing in films for director Cecil B. DeMille such as The Affairs of Anatol (1921) and Forbidden Fruit (1921). Ayres, though, is most often remembered for her role as Valentino's leading lady in The Sheik. These wonderful scene cards feature a portrait of Ms. Ayres alongside the dashing Valentino. The cards show pinholes in the corners, and one with light smudging, but are otherwise in excellent condition. Very Fine+.


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