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    Out of the Past (RKO, 1947). One Sheet (27" X 41"). A past that small town gas station owner Jeff Bailey (Robert Mitchum in his first starring role) thought was well behind him comes back with a vengeance when gang lord Whit Sterling (Kirk Douglas), who hired Jeff in his previous life as a private dick, comes calling, leading to an explosive climax that changes both men's lives. This textbook film noir is one of the top films in the genre, with a poster that is recognized as one of the most desirable in the hobby. This particular example has small corner abrasions, a tear in the bottom center that goes into the image area, crossfold and fold separations with slight paper loss, and small chips in the right side at the center horizontal fold lines. The professional restoration applied to this poster has been expertly applied, rendering these flaws all but invisible. Fine+ on Linen.



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    July, 2008
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