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    The Man with the Golden Arm (United Artists, 1955). Folded, Fine+. British Quad (30" X 40"). Saul Bass Artwork.
    The central image on this very scarce British quad is the artwork of Saul Bass, creator of memorable logos for many great films. Bass cleverly chose the black paper cut-out of a twisted heroin addict's arm, noting that the arm is the single most powerful image of real addiction. That he stamped both the opening credits and most of the poster artwork with this central image, and not that of Frank Sinatra's famous face, was a stroke of genius. This is a Heritage first time offer and one we are pleased to present due to rarity. The poster has some fold and edge wear as well as a remnant of a snipe and some staining in the upper border. There is a small chip in the upper right corner.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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