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    Sullivan's Travels (Paramount, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Now considered to be one of Preston Sturges' best productions, this ironic satire pokes fun at the movie industry and what defines a film as "important," as well as the sheltered outlook held by some of the fortunate inhabitants of Hollywood's upper class. Though Joel McCrea is without a doubt the main protagonist of the story and has top billing in all of the advertisements, most of the posters feature a young, virtually unknown Veronica Lake front and center, despite this being her first role not only as a lead actress, but in her first credited role using her stage name. This wonderfully vibrant one sheet has had touchup applied to the folds, pinholes in the upper borders and background with one pinhole in the left border, a tear from the upper border into the background, one small tear each in the right and upper borders, and a small gouge in the upper vertical fold. There are some light spotty stains in the borders and poster interior that have not been restored. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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