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    The French Line (RKO, 1954). Poster (40" X 60") 3-D Style Y.
    Jane Russell is a wealthy Texas oil baroness whose luck runs short when it comes to love. The object of affection for many a gold digger, Russell creates a ruse while on voyage to France to find a man who's more interested in her than her millions. Bikini clad, she performs a shake-and-shimmy number that had censors in an uproar, and the film was initially denied a Production Code Seal. Producer Howard Hughes eventually got the seal, and laughingly acknowledged "about a million dollars worth of free publicity" for all the hubbub. This rare Style Y is pure eye candy with Russell flaunting her stuff against a dreamy Paris background. Prior to the excellent restoration, there were pinholes in the corners and a small tear in Russell's leg. Very Fine on Paper.


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