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    On the Waterfront (Columbia, 1950). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Marlon Brando turned in a tour de force performance in this tale of a failed boxer who won't rat on the mob. "On the Waterfront" earned the young thespian his first Oscar. Who can forget his impassioned speech to Rod Steiger, "I could'a been a contender, I could'a been somebody," sung to a generation of youths that were lost in society and looking for answers to their futures. One of the most important films of the 1950s, "On the Waterfront" took home eight Oscars including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor for Brando, and Best Supporting Actress for Saint. There is light fold line wear with a touch more at the crossfolds, and corner pinholes. The poster was restored in a minimalist fashion and displays well. Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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