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    Secret Agent (Gaumont, 1936). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Long considered one of director Alfred Hitchcock's great under-appreciated classics, this is the story of a British novelist (John Gielgud) who is recruited by his government to track down and assassinate a foreign agent. The film is based on a story by Somerset Maugham, and is the second in Hitchcock's spy trilogy (the others being The 39 Steps and Sabotage). Paper from this title is virtually non-existent, making this an extremely rare offering indeed. This card has had the upper left corner replaced with a piece spliced in. It also shows a repaired tear in the top right corner, small holes in the right border and the bottom left, and a small tear in Madeline Carroll's arm; but the central image is virtually untouched, making this a very attractive, and highly desirable piece for any serious Hitchcock collector. Very Good-.

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    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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