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    Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (Columbia, 1936). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B. One of Frank Capra's most beloved films, Mr. Deeds Goes to Town tells the touching story of Longfellow Deeds (Gary Cooper), a simple man from Vermont who suddenly comes into a pile of money, and the complications that follow. A lavish production, it remains a popular film with fans and collectors alike. Paper from this title has always been exceptionally scarce and incredibly desirable, with fans of Cooper and Capra avidly competing for the few pieces that are occasionally offered. This is the rare Style B one sheet, featuring beautiful portraits of Cooper and Jean Arthur. It had some light fold wear and crossfold separation, a bit of chipping in the upper border, and a very small hole in the image area above Arthur. All of these issues have been addressed with professional restoration, which has given this poster a clean and attractive appearance. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.



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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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