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    White Heat (Warner Brothers, 1949). Insert (14" X 36") and Lobby Cards (6) (11" X 14").
    James Cagney lights up the screen as Cody Jarrett, one of the meanest of cinema's tough guys in this superb Raoul Walsh classic. Overly dependent on his mother, Cody loses it when he finds out she is dead while he is locked up in prison. Cagney is brilliant in the scene, and it sets the violent climax into motion, with Cody briefly making it to "the top of the world." Virginia Mayo is stunning as Cody's double-crossing wife, and Edmond O'Brien co-stars as his cellmate. This fantastic lot features an insert with a fierce image of Cagney against a bright, well saturated red background (paperbacked and restored to address a tear in the top and left border, a bottom left corner chip, and fold wear). Also included are six lobby cards that show only light staining and pinholes in the borders. Cagney fans, don't miss these superb items! Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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