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    Road to Zanzibar (Paramount, Late 1940s). First Post-War Release French Grande (47" X 63").
    The second in one of the most famous film franchises in history, the "Road To" series starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope and their ever present female attraction, Dorothy Lamour. Considered by many to be the first of the "real" Road pictures containing the spontaneity attributed to the other films to follow. This fabulous large French poster, though obviously politically incorrect in this day, is a wonderful rendering by poster artist J.Poissonnie of the three leads superimposed over a map of the dark continent. The poster was in beautiful condition before backing other than was tan and had pinholes in the corners and minimal fold wear. It is mounted on European muslin and the conservation work was done well. Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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