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5d171 SIDE SHOW OF LIFE glass slide '24 Ernest Torrence is a clown whose real life is really sad!

Date Sold 8/15/2010
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Movie Glass Slide (measures approximately 3" x 4" [8 x 10 cm]) (Learn More)

The Side Show of Life, the 1924 Herbert Brenon silent circus melodrama ("From William J. Locke's famous novel and the play by Ernest Denny 'The Mountebank'"; a really wacky melodrama about an English orphan who becomes a famous French clown; he runs into an English Lady when she runs over his trained dog with her car!; at the start of World War I, the clown enlists and works his way up to Brigadier General!; after the war, he becomes a clown again, but he is no longer funny, but the crowd supports him because he was a war hero; he ends up emigrating to Australia, and discovers that the English Lady is on board, intending to go with him! Note that director Herbert Brenon obviously loved sad melodramatic clowns, because he later directed Lon Chaney Sr. in "Laugh, Clown, Laugh") starring Ernest Torrence (as "Lackaday the Clown"), Anna Q. Nilsson (as "Lady Auriol"), Louise Lagrange, Maurice de Canonge, Neil Hamilton, and William Ricciardi
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Important Added Info: Note that glass slides were designed to be put in a special projector that would project the image onto a movie screen (they use exactly the same concept as 35mm slides). We have taken a digital photo of each that shows the general condition of the overall slide and holder, and we have also made a digital scan that shows the glass image well, but does not show the holder (except as a dark outline).

Condition: fine. The slide is in quite nice condition!
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