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    Ruth Roland Autograph Group. Ruth Roland (1892-1937) was known as "The Queen of the Thriller Serials," and here are three signed pictures of the silent-era damsel-in-distress: a 6.5" x 8.5" profile pose, signed in black ink; an 8" x 9.5" pretty smiling portrait in bonnet and signed in black ink; and a 7.5" x 9.5" portrait of Ruth with her husband, Ben Bard, signed and inscribed by both in black ink. Bard (1893-1974) was a respected Hollywood drama coach and an actor in such films as The Leopard Man and The Seventh Victim. There's are creases along the right top and side of the bonnet pose, and some damage on the reverse from scrapbook adhesive, otherwise Very Fine condition.

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