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    Gun Crazy (United Artists, 1949). One Sheet (27" X 41"). While the philosophical battle rages on whether this is a film noir or an "existential" film, we're content to just sit and enjoy looking at an exciting poster that defined an entire decade. Peggy Cummins, in all her torpedo-bosomed, blonde-tressed, smoking gun in each hand, nastily-posed glory, is simply a quintessential icon for anyone who would understand what really fueled the 1950s. "We go together, Laurie," says Bart. "I don't know why. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together." Indeed, and with the excellent restoration for minor pinholes, small fold separations, and small chips in the upper left and right corners, and a small chip in the bottom right corner, we know where this poster should go: to a collector looking for one of "The Top 25 Movie Posters Ever" (Premiere Magazine). Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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