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    Twinkletoes (First National, 1926). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Set in a not-so-reasonable facsimile of London's Limehouse district, this film stars Colleen Moore as the title character, a slum girl who aspires to become a dancer. Enduring one defeat and disillusionment after another, Twinkletoes is about to end it all by jumping into the Thames. Adapted from a notoriously seamy novel by Thomas Burke, the film was considerably cleaned up for the screen, if for no other reason than to remain within the good graces of Moore's fan following. By 1927, she was the top box-office draw in the U.S., pulling in the phenomenal sum of $12,500 a week! This lovely stone litho poster, a first time offer from Heritage, has light touchup at the folds, pinholes in the borders and interior, and some minor nicks and tears at the edges. A couple of pinholes in Colleen Moore's credit were torn. Professional restoration has the poster displaying beautifully. Very Fine on Linen.


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    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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