Lot 22: Actor George O'Brien visits Brazil

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2016-07-19 13:44:57

Lot 22

Author: O'Brien, George; Title: Photo album of a trip to Brazil by American actor George O'Brien; Place Published: Brazil; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: 1940s; Description: More than 200 photographs, a mix of commercial images and original snapshots, some featuring actor George O'Brien. Tipped to the pages of a period photo album, full calf covers. Overall 30x43 cm (11¾x17").Several of the photographs at the rear of the album include O'Brien in the image. George O'Brien (1899-1985) was an American actor, popular during the silent film era and into the talkie era of the 1930s, best known today as the lead actor in F. W. Murnau's 1927 film Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans. Many views of Brazil's cities and Amazon wilderness, including indigenous peoples. Condition: Album lightly scuffed; very good.

Estimate: $300-500

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