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    Dynamite (MGM, 1929). Rotogravure One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The first all-talking film directed by Cecil B. DeMille, this modern melodrama stars Kay Johnson in her film debut as a spoiled rich girl in love with a married man (Conrad Nagel). It turns out his wife is willing to separate from her husband, but for a price. Johnson instead settles on a convicted killer (Charles Bickford) who is to be executed soon. Because many theaters at the time did not have the technology to play talking films, the picture was released as a silent version and "talkie." Offered is a fantastic and rare rotogravure style from the sound release, featuring numerous images from the best scenes in the film. Prior to restoration, the poster had pinholes in the borders, chips in the right, upper, and lower borders, and a chip in the word "By." Touchup work has been done to the folds, and the borders have been airbrushed. Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2013
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