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    This Gun for Hire (Paramount, R-1945). One Sheet (27" X 41"). When released in 1942, Paramount found themselves with a huge hit on their hands in what would be the unofficial start of the film noir genre. They teamed Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd in six more films and, to this day, they are known as the king and queen of noir. This fabulous one sheet is for the re-release of the hit, and with this poster they have billed Ladd first. These posters are actually more scarce than the original. The poster has had 1" trimmed from the top border. There is some fold wear and separation as well as some minor chips from the border and cross fold. There was a small v-shaped piece missing from Ladd's cheek and another small piece missing from the logo in the bottom left corner. The poster has been mounted on linen and the problems mentioned have all been corrected. The poster displays beautifully. Fine- on Linen.

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    November, 2006
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