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Vintage original 11 x 14 in. US lobby card from the 1920's WWI-themed silent film comedy/romance, DANGEROUS BUSINESS, released in 1920 by First National Pictures and directed by Roy William Neill.
The image depicts WWI doughboy Clarence Brooks (Kenneth Harlan) in uniform as he watches Nancy Flavelle (Constance Talmadge) being playful with her father (George Fawcett). It is unrestored in good condition only.


*"Dangerous Business is a 1920 American silent comedy film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Constance Talmadge, Kenneth Harlan, and George Fawcett. here are no listings of Dangerous Business in any film archives, making it a lost film.


Clarence Brooks is a shy, timid man working for Mr. Flavell. He is love with Flavell's daughter, Nancy. Nancy is shallow and fickle, always chasing after other, less-upstanding men. Clarence enlists when World War I erupts. While Clarence is off defending his country, Nancy's mother arranges for her daughter to marry the wealthy Mr. Braille. When Braille is drafted, Nancy's mother starts arranging a rush wedding, against Nancy's wishes. Nancy claims that she and Clarence are already secretly married. 


When the war is over and Clarence returns home, he refuses to be a part of her charade. When Clarence declines the offer to marry Nancy for real, she must mature to win his affections back."
*(source: Wikipedia)




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