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    Sons of the Desert (MGM, R-1940s). Post-War Belgian (14" X 22"). Of all the classic comedies from the legendary team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy, this is considered the very best of the best. When Stan and Ollie want to go to their lodge gathering in Chicago, they concoct an elaborate scheme to pull the wool over their wives' eyes. Their plan backfires, of course, leading to the kind of hilarity and hijinks for which the pair remains famous worldwide. This film is additionally significant in that it gave birth to the line, "Well, here's another nice mess you've gotten me into," one of the most famous and recognizable quotes in movie history. This colorful Belgian poster, sporting wonderful portraits of both Stan and Ollie, shows light edge wear and pinholes in the corners, a small tear in the bottom right, toning on the upper fold lines, and a light censor stamp just to the left of the title. The poster, as was often the case, was printed on the back of a wartime map of Braunau, Austria, which displays some residue of paper tape at the top. This is a fabulous opportunity for any and all fans of this iconic duo. Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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