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    A Night at the Opera (MGM, 1936). Pre-War Belgian (24" X 33.5").
    The Marx Brothers take aim at high society yet again in this, their first film for MGM after leaving Paramount. This comedy gem finds Groucho as the outrageous Otis B. Driftwood, companion to society matron Margaret Dumont. With the help of Chico and Harpo, he helps to smooth the path for opera singers Kitty Carlisle and Allan Jones to find love. The film showcases a slew of big musical productions, including "Cosi, Cosa" aboard the steamship. A rare find, this delightful poster features artwork in the style of Al Hirschfeld, brilliantly capturing the outrageous and zany nature of the film with its playful caricatures of the comedy trio. Prior to restoration, the poster had pinholes in the borders and lower background corners, two small tears in the right border, and a tear at the vertical fold in the imprint area. Touchup has been applied to the folds. Very Fine on Linen.


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