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    It's a Wonderful Life (RKO, 1946). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41").
    One sheets from this Christmas classic are among some of the most in demand items in the movie poster collecting hobby, partly because of the film's beloved status among movie fans, and partly for the scarcity of the poster itself. It's been several years since we at Heritage have had the opportunity to offer this one sheet, which has only grown in popularity over the years. Witty, engaging, and bittersweet, Frank Capra's film ranks high on many lists as the best film ever made, and with good reason. James Stewart once again excels at his role as the American everyman, bringing a message of hope sorely needed by post-war audiences. With its touching image of Stewart with costar Donna Reed, this beautiful piece is now perfect for display after professional restoration to wear and separations, pinholes, and small tears and chips. There was a chip in the top right corner, and the poster's borders and white background have been airbrushed for a finished presentation.




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    Auction Dates
    July, 2021
    24th-25th Saturday-Sunday
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