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    Harold Teen (Warner Bos., 1934). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Based on the 1920s comic strip character of the same name, this was the second picture made featuring Harold Teen. As portrayed by Hal LeRoy, Harold is an eager young cub reporter who will do whatever is necessary to get the big scoop. As opposed to the silent 1928 film, this is a spunky musical comedy with toe-tapping tunes a-plenty. The poster captures the delightfully quirky humor of the film and the comic with LeRoy's cocked hat and winking grin against a backdrop of the original strip as the visual exclamation mark to this simple, bold design. Though the piece was restored, it seems to have hardly needed it, as only one crosspoint separation and some minor fold separations were corrected. Otherwise, the image is largely undiminished, with only two or three small stains and a narrow band of slight toning at the top, none of which invade the main image. This rolled and linen-mounted poster is a grand piece that is bright and unique. It's a fun and lighthearted find! Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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