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    Scarlet Street (Universal, 1945). Italian 2 - Folio (39" X 55").
    Fritz Lang masterfully directs this bleak film about an ordinary man, Christopher Cross (Edward G. Robinson), who is in a loveless marriage, and is lured into an affair when he meets a woman named Kitty (Joan Bennett). Kitty manipulates Robinson into embezzling money from his employer in order to pay for her lavish lifestyle. When Cross realizes he has been manipulated, he starts on a downward spiral, ultimately leading to murder by the film's end, where he's so haunted by guilt and remorse that he suffers a mental breakdown. This outstanding poster sports masterful art by F. Cortagni. Prior to restoration, the poster had edge wear with small tears, a tear in the bottom border, fold wear with small tears, and the left and right borders had been folded back. The expert restoration has corrected these issues so that the poster displays beautifully. Very Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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