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    The Killing (United Artists, 1956). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    Veteran criminal Johnny Clay (Sterling Hayden) makes one fatal error when he plans a racetrack heist: he surrounds himself with losers and small-time hoods who quickly discover that they are in way over their heads. This was one of Stanley Kubrick's earliest directorial assignments; the picture caught the eye of Kirk Douglas, leading him to seek out Kubrick to helm his upcoming film, Paths of Glory (1957), which was then followed by Spartacus (1960). The dramatic three sheet offered here had pinholes in the corners, fold wear with crossfold separation, tearing in the folds, and chips out of the lower left border, but is, overall, extremely clean, attractive, and presentable. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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