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    The Big Sleep (Warner Brothers, 1946). Insert (14" X 36"). Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall heat up the screen in this high-pedigree film noir, produced and directed by Howard Hawks, with a screenplay by William Faulkner and Leigh Brackett, from the novel by Raymond Chandler. Bogie plays Chandler's famous detective Philip Marlowe, hired by a wealthy general to investigate gambling debts incurred by his youngest daughter. This leads Marlowe into a web of treachery and deceit, and into the arms of the beautiful Bacall. Sultry brunette Martha Vickers co-stars. This evocative insert features Bogie and both lovely ladies and has a bit of fold wear, some small edge tears, minor staining in the lower right border, and some creasing at top left. As film noirs go, this one is an all-time classic, and this pretty poster is one of the best noir inserts you could ask for. Very Fine-.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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