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Vintage original 11 x 14 in. US title lobby card from the classic silent film melodrama, SECRETS, released in 1924 by First National Pictures and directed by Frank Borzage.
The design features a large portrait of Mary Carlton (Norma Talmadge) rendered inside of an orange heart which is placed over a gray heart as she holds her index finger over her lips in the classic "Shhhh" pose along with a large key beneath her image. A paragraph describing the film is featured beneath the upper credits. It is unrestored in fine- condition.


*"Secrets is a 1924 American silent drama film directed by Frank Borzage. The film is based upon a 1922 play of the same name, and was remade in 1933 with Mary Pickford in the leading role."

*(source: Wikipedia)


*"The Mar—Apr 1923 issue of Moving Picture World announced that film executive Joseph M. Schenck had acquired motion picture rights to the successful Broadway play, Secrets— which was currently running at the Fulton Theatre in New York City—as vehicle for his wife, Norma Talmadge. According to the 12 Mar 1924 FD, Secrets was set to open 20 Mar 1924 at the Criterion Theatre in Los Angeles, CA, while the 13 Feb 1924 issue reported a 23 Mar 1924 premiere at the Astor Theatre in New York City. Voted one of the “Top Best Features” of 1924 by the 1929 Film Daily Year Book, as reported in the Feb 7, 1930 FD.


Mary Carlton, an old lady, falls asleep while sitting up with her sick husband, John, and dreams of her girlhood in England, her elopement with John to America, their life on a ranch in the West, their return to England--rich and famous--and her devotion to him when he is unfaithful. She awakens and finds that her husband has passed the crisis."

*(source: AFI Catalog of Feature Films)



SECRETS (1924) US Title Lobby Card

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