The Sidewalks of New York 1923 Silent Movie Theater Color Glass Slide Excelsior

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  • Sold Date: Aug 18, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

The Sidewalks of New York 1923 Silent Movie Theater Color Glass Slide Excelsior

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No reserve auction for a Antique Theater Promotional Silent Movie Color Glass Slide from the 1920's. Overall size of slide including border is 3-1/4" x 4".

Movie - The Sidewalks of New York (1923)

Stars - Hanna Lee, Bernard Siegel, Templar Saxe

The Metropolitan Melodrama

Directed by Lester Park

Presented by Lestar Park

Check out my other auctions for more antique movie glass slides. Over the next several weeks I will be listing a total of 80 slides.

About glass movie slides ...

Glass slides were made from the early 1910s through the early 1950s. They were shown in between movie showings, while the audience was entering the theater. They would be projected onto the screen, and they would either be an advertisement for an upcoming movie, or an ad for a local business. They are often quite scarce, especially in good condition (as they often broke; being made of actual glass, they are fragile). Sometimes they had images that also appeared on the title card or the posters, sometimes the images came from newspaper ads, and sometimes there were images that do not seem to have appeared anywhere else! There were two types
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