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    MGM Studio Production Photograph of Lon Chaney as "The Man in the Beaver Hat" Emerging in London After Midnight by Irwin Bueller (1927). Vintage original gelatin silver photo on 9" x 12" double-weight textured matte paper. Featuring Lon Chaney "The Man of a 1000 Faces" as "Prof. Beaumont/The Man in the Beaver Hat" emerging, with lantern. This still constitutes part of the only surviving visual record of Browning's legendary mystery horror film, as the last known print was destroyed in a 1967 MGM vault fire. The photo retains the studio and photographer's inkstamp on the verso as well as grease pencil marking. Photographer's file print exhibiting minor age, light edge chips, and handling. In vintage Very Good to Fine condition. COA from Heritage Auctions.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    November
    4th Thursday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    November
    4th-7th Thursday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    13 Days 2h 57m 49s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session - Vintage Hollywood & Movie Posters (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 88001-88304) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Thursday, November 4, 2021.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 7 days before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



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    $500
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