RAMON NAVARRO | BEN-HUR (1925) Portrait

$150.00

[Los Angeles: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1925]. Vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo. Minor emulsion scuff at top left corner and one area at mid top blank white margin. About fine.

Intense portrait of Ramon Navarro as the title character in this epic silent film version of the famous story. Filmed in Italy and Culver City, CA, the film to this day stands as a testament to epic filmmaking. Navarro’s costume of armor mesh was likely designed by Howard Grieve. Photo is coded #200-92 and there is typed information on the back.

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