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    Lilly Turner (Warner Brothers, 1933). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    A real heart-tugger, this pre-Code Warner Brothers drama tells the story of a young lady (Ruth Chatterton) who works in a carnival and is deserted by her bigamist husband when he finds out that she is pregnant. Her luck in love goes from bad to worse when she marries a drunken barker (Frank McHugh) to save her the disgrace of having an illegitimate child. And then the strong man goes insane when he see her legs! But of course it couldn't all go wrong when the replacement strong man in the show, George Brent, falls for her! Based on a popular play, the Production Code office refused to issue an approval certificate when the studio attempted to re-release the film in 1936. This great pre-Code one sheet is in wonderful condition with only a minor upper right chip in the border and minor fold wear. Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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