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    Branding Broadway (Artcraft, 1918). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    William S. Hart served as both director and star of this adventure/comedy about a broken down cowpoke who is banished from his Arizona frontier home town. Finding himself in New York City, Hart becomes the personal bodyguard to a spoiled social dandy played by Arthur Shirley. Tasked with retrieving love letters sent by his boss to an appealing restaurant owner (Seena Owen), Hart ends up falling for the girl. Realizing how out of place he is, Hart puts the happiness of Shirley ahead of his own, and brings the happy couple together. This color rich stone litho one sheet from the film features a commanding image of Hart. It had paper loss in the upper and lower left corners that went slightly into the brim of Hart's hat, paper loss in the lower border that went into the credits, and tears and chipping within the image. Professional restoration has addressed these issues, giving the poster an appearance worthy of a prominent display. Good+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2013
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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