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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
    Not quite the "Welcome Home!" bomber pilot Johnny Morrison (Alan Ladd) expected, when he returns home from war to instead find an unfaithful wife (Doris Dowling) carrying on with an unsavory nightclub owner (Howard DaSilva). The blows just keep coming when the wife turns up dead and Johnny is the main suspect. Veronica Lake and William Bendix add their talent to an already well-cast and well-penned movie. Written by popular novelist Raymond Chandler, this film noir thriller still keeps audiences enthralled more than half a century later. This brilliant half sheet captures all of the tension and suspense and should be part of any serious noir collection. The poster has had excellent restoration and touch up has been applied to pinholes, fold wear, and to the center image area in Veronica Lake's cheek. From the Collection of Wade Williams. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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