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Greed (Original herald for the 1924 film's premiere) by  screenwriter); Frank Norris (novel)  Erich (director - 1924 - from Royal Books, Inc. (SKU: 143516)

Greed (Original herald for the 1924 film's premiere)

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Greed (Original herald for the 1924 film's premiere)

by Von Stroheim, Erich (director, screenwriter); Frank Norris (novel)

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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1924. Vintage herald (or broadside) for the 1924 film. A clever and excessively rare bit of advertisement, designed as a "Wanted" poster, pulling together the main character from Frank Norris' novel (John "Doc" McTeague) a photo of "McTeague" (Gibson Gowland), and mention of a specific screening at San Francisco's Imperial Theatre on Market Street (today the Market Street Cinema).

The first cut of Stroheim's "Greed" was a mammoth, 9.5-hour presentation. All that survives today is a restored, slightly choppy but coherent 240-minute version, supplanted with still photographs, that conveys to the viewer the unimaginable grandeur of the original. Very little paper advertisement has survived. The only poster that has ever surfaced is a disappointing window card (showing none of the characters) and this remarkable broadside, the only example we have ever encountered.

13 x 6 inches. Near Fine, with a couple of tiny internal tears, overall extremely clean, and with no paper loss.

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Royal Books, Inc. US (US)
Seller Inventory #
143516
Title
Greed (Original herald for the 1924 film's premiere)
Author
Von Stroheim, Erich (director, screenwriter); Frank Norris (novel)
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM]
Place of Publication
Beverly Hills, CA
Date published
1924
Keywords
Film Heralds | Film Posters | Directors | Broadsides
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Film Posters; Broadsides; Directors; Film Heralds;

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