A group of approximately 294 mixed heralds (1928 to 1933), US
Includes I'm No Angel, Ladies of Leisure, Laugh Clown Laugh, The Last Performance, Madame X, Manhattan Cocktail, Mata Hari and the Mysterious Lady
Unframed: Sizes vary from 5⅛x 4⅜in. (13 x 10.3 cm) to 8⅞x 6⅞in. (22.2 x 17.5 cm)
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Very good condition, with the colours remaining very bright. Wear and minor paper loss, creases and natural ageing discolouration is evident on some of the pieces.
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Mixed lot of 2 ring binders containing individual sleeves of approximately 294 mixed heralds with titles in alphabetical order I - N. For a full list of this lot, please contact Victoria Kellett at Sotheby's, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. From the collection of Hyphen Films, collected in India in the 1970's. Heralds were first used in the 1910's, and were printed as an inexpensive advertising flyer, that usually included a picture of the leading actors and general Information about the film. A copy of the herald was usually included in the advertising package that was sent to the press and cinemas. Heralds were also handed out by the cinemas to members of the public to advertise the forthcoming film. Heralds were used up to the mid 1970's. There is a blank area on the reverse of the herald, which allowed cinemas to print their own information. This herald was used in Bombay, India and over-printed on its reverse with screening information.