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m010 ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER movie glass lantern slide '38 Mark Twain

Date Sold 3/15/2005
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Movie Glass Slide (measures approximately 3" x 4") (Learn More)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, the 1938 Norman Taurog, George Cukor, & William A. Wellman family adventure thriller ("The perfect picture for everyone who has ever been a kid!"; "Mark Twain's poignant classic of youth...retold on the screen in natural Technicolor by a truly great cast of inspired players. Drop away the again all the precious moments of these adventures that can never grow old!"; "Mark Twain's beloved classic now in Technicolor"; "'Tom, you might even be President some day... if they don't hang you first!'"; "The picture you'll keep next to your heart"; "David O. Selznick who produced David Copperfield and Little Lord Fauntleroy now gives you the best picture of his career Mark Twain's beloved classic"; based on the novel by Mark Twain) starring Tommy Kelly (in the title role; billed as "Introducing Tommy Kelly"; "Meet mischievous, lovable, 12-year old Tommy Kelly, a new star selected from more than 25,000 boys tested for the part of Tom Sawyer."), May Robson ("May Robson as Aunt Polly... long-suffering, short-tempered old soul."), Walter Brennan ("Walter Brennan as Muff Potter, the town sot. New triumphs for this Academy Award Winner"), Victor Jory ("as Injun Joe... all the bad men of the world rolled into one!"), Ann Gillis ("as Becky Thatcher... Tom's fiancee - but he learned about 'women' from Amy"), Jackie Moran ("as Huck Finn...Tom's irrepressible, inseparable side-kick"), David Holt ("as Sid Sawyer...who could have been a reg'lar feller - but just never tried"), Marcia Mae Jones ("as Mary Sawyer...her feet on the ground - her head in the clouds...looking for a rhyme to 'mischief'"), Donald Meek, Margaret Hamilton, and Philip Hurlic
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Important Added Info: 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. This glass slide is in really excellent condition, and we feel that EVERY collector would be happy to own it. It IS possible it may have a MINOR defect or defects, but nothing at all significant. But we bet many dealers would call items in this grade "mint" or "near mint"!
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