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    High Sierra (Warner Brothers, 1941). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    George Raft turned down the role of Roy Earle in this film, adapted from a novel by W.R. Burnett, with a screenplay by John Huston. Later the same year, he turned down the role of Sam Spade in the classic Maltese Falcon directed by John Huston. So were it not for Raft's less than astute judgment, Humphrey Bogart may never have become the star and legend he remains today. This is one of the best cards from this film noir classic co-starring Ida Lupino. The card has a small tear in the left border just extending into the green field, minor insect nibbling to the upper right corner and general wear in the other three corners. There is a very minor nick in the surface of the linen-finish card, just below the title box, which appears as white. The card is in very nice shape otherwise and has a small rubber stamp on the verso. Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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