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Vintage original 11 x 14 in.  US lobby card from the lost rural-themed silent film comedy/drama, QUINCY ADAMS SAWYER, released in 1922 by First National and directed by Clarence Badger.


The image depicts an exterior scene of the film's villain, crooked lawyer Obadiah Strout (Lon Chaney), as he looks around him before putting grease from the can he is holding onto the foot-bridge to thwart his romantic rivals.The lobby cards from this film depict various characters for the border art and this one features two images of John Bowers as Quincy Sawyer Adams. It is unrestored in fine+ condition.


*"Quincy Adams Sawyer is a 1922 American silent drama film directed by Clarence G. Badger. Distributed by Metro Pictures, the film is written by Bernard McConville, based on the 1900 novel Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks, written by Charles Felton Pidgin. The novel had sold over 1.5 million copies at the time, and had had a successful run as a play (written by Justin Adams). (An earlier film version had been made in 1912.) Pidgin went on in later years to write two sequels to his novel due to its immense popularity. 


The film starred Lon Chaney, Elmo Lincoln, Barbara La Marr, Blanche Sweet, Louise Fazenda and John Bowers. Parts of the 1922 film were shot along the Columbia River in Washington State, and in Del Monte, California. A still exists showing Chaney in a scene from the film. The film's tagline was "Ten million people hungrily read the novel by Charles Felton Pidgin. And the photo play, of the homespun folks of old New England, is the kind everybody enjoys.".The film was re-released in 1927 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (after Barbara La Marr died), and is now considered a lost film."
*(source: Wikipedia)



QUINCY ADAMS SAWYER (1922) US Lobby Card 01

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