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    This Gun for Hire (Paramount, 1942). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    After appearing in dozens of small parts for a decade, Alan Ladd made his mark in Hollywood with his seminal role as Philip Raven, the conflicted hitman who is out for revenge. This top-notch film marks the beginning of Ladd's legendary partnering with star Veronica Lake. Their playful but edgy banter is electrifying to watch and they would star together in seven more films. Ladd's powerful performance caused a sensation with audiences and he appeared in several of the top noir films of the decade. Although the poster has been mounted on linen, no other restoration work was done, and the linen has been trimmed to the edge of the poster. There are only minor issues of pinholes in the fields, and fold wear. For all fans of film noir, this remarkable piece is the premier poster to own. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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