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    Murder, My Sweet (RKO, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Raymond Chandler's gritty crime novels adapted extremely well to the big screen and his screenplays became some of the best film noir pictures ever made, including Double Indemnity, The Blue Dahlia, The Big Sleep, and this Philip Marlowe classic based on Chandler's novel "Farewell My Lovely." Dick Powell stars as the disillusioned detective who is hired by the thug Moose Malloy (Mike Mazurki) to find a missing girlfriend. Claire Trevor gives a stunning performance as the femme fatale Velma Valento, and the unraveling of the lies and mystery makes for a very entertaining plot. Otto Kruger and Anne Shirley co-star. This popular one sheet has been professionally restored to address pinholes in the corners, one in the title, small tears in the left border, and crossfold separations. A striking image for one of the best film noir classics. Very Fine on Linen.


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