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    The Little Giant (First National, 1933). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Of all the screen gangsters in history, Edward G. Robinson may have been the best. Robinson solidified his tough-as-nails persona in films like Little Caesar, Smart Money, and Two Seconds, and he shines in this picture as hard boiled, ex-bootlegger "Bugs" Ahern. Bugs relocates to California from Chicago at the end of Prohibition, ready to enjoy the high life on the proceeds from his black market hooch. But he soon learns that the so-called "respectable" set on the West Coast are criminals of a vastly different sort, much to his chagrin. Master portrait artist Irving Sinclair displays his talent on this rarely sold one sheet, with Robinson flanked by Mary Astor and Helen Vinson as the "saint and sinner" of the film. There was light touch-up to the folds and small areas within the title. Very Fine on Linen.




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    March, 2012
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