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    Cardwell S. Higgins (1902-1983) Original Movie Advertising Art (c.1925).
    For "Stage Struck," starring Gloria Swanson (Paramount Pictures).
    This lot consists of two original pieces, one color and one black and white. The color version appeared in an ad for the film, the black and white image is possibly an alternate version published separately, or a fully finished preliminary drawing.
    Color illustration: watercolor and graphite on heavy paper, image size approximately 5.5 x 17. Not signed. Black and white illustration: pen and ink on board, image size approximately 7 x 14.5. Not signed.
    A photo of the movie ad is included.

    keywords: illustrator, hollywood, cinema, silent film, Sadie Thompson, Norma Desmond, Sunset Boulevard


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2004
    6th-8th Friday-Sunday
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