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    Suspicion (RKO, R-1953). Insert (14" X 36").
    The artist for this poster had the benefit of 12 years hindsight as to how this film played and exactly what it was about. It's one of the most successful re-release posters we've seen. No romantic clinch scene here, just a dramatic drawing of a scowling, almost contemptuous Cary Grant coldly caressing an obviously worried Joan Fontaine. There are other small but important differences from the original insert: the title here is done in a green shade usually reserved for horror films, and there's even an added exclamation mark that wasn't in the original campaign. This would make an absolutely amazing display and a guaranteed discussion starter if framed beside the original. There are corner pinholes, some small tears in the left border, a small chip in the bottom left corner, small dot paper lifts in the left side of the image, and one extra horizontal fold in the mid section. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    July, 2011
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