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Auction History Result

8x207 TURNING THE TABLES linen 1sh 1919 art of Dorothy Gish's nurse making her look crazy, rare!

Date Sold 9/8/2019
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked One-Sheet Movie Poster (1sh; measures 27" x 41" [69 x 104 cm]) (Learn More)

Turning the Tables, the 1919 Elmer Clifton silent insane asylum inheritance medical nurse mistaken identity black comedy melodrama (a wild story of a pretty heiress whose aunt tries to get her committed to a mental institution so that the aunt can control her fortune; but when she is sent to the asylum with a nurse, the clever young woman manages to convince the asylum people that it is the nurse who needs to be committed, and that she is the nurse's keeper!) starring Dorothy Gish, Raymond Cannon, George Fawcett, Eugenie Besserer, and Kate Toncray. Note that this is a "lost" film which means that no surviving copies are thought to exist.
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Important Added Info: Note that first release 1919 movie paper from this movie is incredibly rare. We have only previously auctioned a different style one-sheet and two single stills from this movie until we received this poster!

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Overall Condition and Pre-Restoration Defects with Quality of Restoration: good to very good. The poster had small paper loss at the top crossfold and it was folded in half an extra time. It had some small tears and tiny paper loss on parts of some folds, with some tears and small paper loss scattered in the top left corner and bottom right corner. Overall, the poster was in good condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was pretty well backed, but you can see signs of the above defects and the restoration of the above defects.
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