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Thursday, June 29, 2006
Pickford stars as Dolly Lane, a successful stage actress who abandons her career to wed a handsome farmer. She soon discovers that love doesn't curb her desire for the footlights. Director James Kirkwood, who worked with Pickford on nine features, does double duty here as the husband. The original tinted nitrate print, the only extant copy, was acquired by James Card, the former curator of the motion picture collection at George Eastman House, from a private donor in the 70s for $850.
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The 29-year-old salesman allegedly forged the card with the Hollywood actor's picture and an Arabic name in an attempt to steal more than $22,000 left unclaimed at an exchange house where his brother worked as a teller, according to a report in the daily Gulf News.The man, who told police he did not know who Brad Pitt was, said in court Wednesday that he downloaded the photo from the Internet, the newspaper reported. Police were reportedly alerted by an informant.
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