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    A Dangerous Adventure (Warner Brothers, 1922). One Sheet (27" X 41") Episode 12--- "The Lion's Prey." An early jungle serial, this exciting chapterplay, starring Grace Darmond as treasure-hunting Marjorie Stanton, was directed by Sam and Jack L. Warner themselves. As was not uncommon in the early days of motion pictures, especially in films involving wild animals, accidents on the set were rampant, including attacks on actors and crewmembers by leopards and lions, and a narrowly-avoided conflagration started when an extra attempted to put out a flaming torch. The result, however, is an action-packed picture, perfectly represented by this exciting one sheet for Episode 12: "The Lion's Prey." It had pinholes in the corners, pinpoint crossfold separation, and fold wear, but expert restoration has rendered these slight flaws virtually invisible, resulting in a lovely piece to both collect and display. Very Fine on Linen.

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    July, 2008
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