BLACKBIRD, THE (1926) Lobby card ft. Lon Chaney


[Los Angeles]: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, [1926]. Vintage original 11 x 14″ (25 x 32 cm.) lobby card. Top right corner was torn and/or creased and mended with white archival tape on verso, as well as entire length of blank white left margin. Touch-up along fold on front, very good.

A silent melodrama about a disfigured criminal, “The Black Bird”, who falls in love with a French cabaret performer. One of Tod Browning’s original stories for his star Lon Chaney. Before there were Academy Awards there were Photoplay Magazine awards, and this film won Best Picture of the Month for April 1926.

In this card are Lon Chaney and leading lady Renée Adorée.

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