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ABEL GANCE, D. W. GRIFFITH (1921) $750.00 SOLD
Vintage original 8 x 10" (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white photo, USA. Remarkable candid photo of a meeting between two legendary directors of the silent era.
ACROSS THE PACIFIC (1928) $350.00 SOLD
Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) Vintage original black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Joan Crawford, Ramon Novarro, Ernest Torrence, dir: Willian Nigh; MGM. Before being known as the ultimate flapper, Joan Crawford paid her dues and learned her craft in a variety of film stories. This story, based on Ben Ames Williams novel was set in an American coastal community during the 1850s. MGM remade the story in 1953 as ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANT. Anna May Wong made an uncredited appearance...
AFFAIR OF THE FOLLIES, AN (1927) $300.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 x 36" (35 x 92 cm.) insert poster, USA. Lewis Stone, Billie Dove, Lloyd Hughes, Arthur Stone, Arthur Hoyt, dir: Millard Webb; First National Pictures. A vehicle for the great Ziegfeld Follies star Billie Dove. She portrays Tamara, married to an inventor who cannot get anyone to see his work, who must rejoin the Follies -- and that causes problems for her marriage. Dove, who started her career as a model, became one of the most decorative of the Follies girls and, when Ziegfeld paid too much attention to her, his wife Billie Burke arranged for Miss...
ANNA MAY WONG IN THE TOLL OF THE SEA (1922) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Anna May Wong, Kenneth Harlan, Beatrice Bentley, Priscilla Moran, dir: Chester M. Franklin. Metro Pictures Corporation. Historically significant in the use of the early Technicolor film process, presented by the Technicolor Motion Picture Corporation and advertised as “In Perfect Natural Colors.” Though not the very first use of the “two-strip” process, it was the very first feature length motion picture filmed in Hollywood in this process. It...
BEGGAR IN PURPLE, A (1920) $300.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Lee Shumway, Charles Arling, Stanhope Wheatcroft. Betty Brice, Ruth King, dir: Edgar Lewis; Pathé. A fascinating image of the stock exchange as it appear1ed in 1920. The story, based on a book by Andrew Soutar, concerned business intrigue involving a paper mill. It is likely a lost film.
BLACK PANTHER'S CUB, THE (1921) $350.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 70 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Florence Reed, Norman Trevor, Henry Stephenson, Don Merrifield, dir: Emile Chautard; Ziegfeld Cinema Corporation/Equity Pictures. This tale (based on the Algernon Charles Swinburne poem "Faustine") told of the daughter of a gambling hall hostess who, when down on her luck, impersonates her mother and reopens the palace.
BROADWAY PEACOCK, THE (1922) $500.00 SOLD
Five (5) vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby cards, USA, Pearl White, Joseph Striker, Doris Eaton, Harry Southard, Elizabeth Garrison,dir: Charles Brabin; William Fox. This was one of the great Pearl White's later films. Starting in 1910, she became the most famous film actress in the world. That was for her ground-breaking serial THE PERILS OF PAULINE, in which she did her own death defying stunts, each installment ending with her in cliff-hanging peril. The stunts left her with many injuries and much pain, making stunt doubles necessary in later films and leaving her with addictions...
BROKEN BLOSSOMS (1919) $1,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Lillian Gish, Richard Barthelmess, Donald Crisp, dir: D.W. Griffith; United Artists.
Bunuel, Luis / UN CHIEN ANDALOU [AN ANDALUSIAN DOG] (1929; 1968) $500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 47 x 32" (120 x 82 cm.) half grande poster, France. Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Bunuel, Salvador Dali, Jaime Miravilles, dir: Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí; Les Grands Films Classiques.
BUSTER KEATON IN THE PALEFACE LOBBY CARD (1922) $750.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14” (28 x 36 cm.) lobby card, USA. Buster Keaton, Virginia Fox, dir: Buster Keaton and Edward Cline; First National.
Very uncommon lobby card from one of the classic Keaton short films, with slapstick interactions between him and various Native American characters, who are attempting to prevent a land grab by some crooked white guys.
This card originally had a vertical fold (many rare silent lobby cards have only been found like this, as they werer used as bookmarks by...
BUSTER KEATON SURROUNDED BY FLAPPERS IN THE CAMERAMAN (1928) $200.00 SOLD
Vintage original 8 x 10 (20 x 25 cm.) single weight glossy black and white silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Buster Keaton, Marceline Day, Harold Goodwin, Sidney Bracey. Brilliant Buster Keaton comedy about a tintype camera operator who trades his camera for a movie camera so he can impress and join the staff of the MGM newsreel department. The executives at MGM felt that this was the perfect film comedy and so would screen it to aspiring writers, directors and producers. Buster entertains the ladies of the...
CABINET OF DR. CALIGARI, THE [DAS CABINET DES DR. CALIGARI] (1921) - 1 $14,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 36 cm.) lobby card, USA. Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, dir: Robert Wiene; Goldwyn. The first great masterpiece of the horror film genre, and a groundwork film of German Expressionist cinema -- with every set handpainted, their distorted lines and shapes echoing the nightmarishness of this famous film.