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    The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1941). Insert (14" X 36"). John Huston's adaptation of Dashiell Hammett's novel helped launch the film noir genre. Humphrey Bogart brought Sam Spade to life, and the rest of the cast became icons of the cinema: Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Barton McLane, Ward Bond, Elisha Cook Jr., and, making his motion picture debut, Sydney Greenstreet as Kasper Gutman, The Fat Man. This insert is rolled and has a minor chip off of the upper left corner and a light diagonal crease in the upper right. There is light smudging and some very minor tears around the edges. Overall, this poster is nothing short of spectacular and may very well be the best copy in existence. Rolled, Very Fine+.

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