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    Ball of Fire (RKO, 1941). British Door Panel (19.25" X 59.25").
    Howard Hawks directed this lively farce that stars Gary Cooper as Professor Bertram Potts, a specialist in language who sets out to refine the encyclopedia entries he's writing by studying current slang. This leads him to vivacious nightclub singer Sugarpuss O'Shea (Barbara Stanwyck), who sees the professor and his colleagues as a way to escape her gangster boyfriend Joe Lilac (Dana Andrews). This British door panel boasts an impressive full-length image of Cooper, with Stanwyck looking over his shoulder. It has touchup to the folds, pinholes into the interior, and a tear at the top into the upper background. Unrestored handling includes edge wear with small tears and some edge toning. Restoration was professionally applied. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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