[Silent film poster]: Fred Mace: The Umpire

Kansas City: Ackermann-Quigley Photos, [1913].

Price: $1,250.00

Unbound. Poster. Measuring 14½" x 19½". Cardstock with printed text and halftone relief photograph tipped-in at the topedge. Modest soiling and tiny stains, very near fine. Large central image of comedian Fred Mace in a baseball uniform. The short film was issued as *The Baseball Umpire* in 1913, starring Mace and Marguerite Marsh, on the same reel as *An Aesthetic Match*, another short from the Majestic Motion Picture Company. Mace was a dentist from Pennsylvania who found success with Mack Sennett as the chief of The Keystone Cops. The Majestic Motion Picture Company, based in Jacksonville, Florida, was a short-lived but important studio that produced nearly 500 films between 1912 and 1917.

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[Silent film poster]: Fred Mace: The Umpire
[Silent film poster]: Fred Mace: The Umpire