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    The Ladykillers (Rank, 1955). Full-Bleed British One Sheet (27" X 40") & British Lobby Cards (6) (11" X 14").
    Ealing Studios became known for its hilarious and prodigious output in the 1940s and 1950s, producing some of the funniest comedies of those decades. In The Ladykillers, music professor Alec Guinness rents a London flat from sweet old lady Katie Johnson. He tells her that from time to time several other musicians will visit in order to rehearse. In truth, Guinness can't play a note, nor can his visitors. He's actually a criminal mastermind, holding court over a gang of thieves, including the likes of punkish Peter Sellers, homicidal Herbert Lom and punchdrunk Danny Green. The gang uses Guinness' flat as headquarters as they conceive a daring 60,000 pound robbery. This country-of-origin poster shows pinholes in the upper corners, a couple of creases at the top and bottom left corner, horizontal misfolds, and some minor image offset. There is a torn staple hole in the upper right background and some smudging. The lobby cards show creases, minor tears at the edges, and pinholes in the borders. One card has surface scratches in the image. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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