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    Abbott and Costello in Hollywood (MGM, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The dynamic comedic duo work their magic in this non-stop madcap spoof of Hollywood. Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are a pair of barbers turned talent agents who take Tinsletown by storm. They don't have much luck, but they have a lot of fun as they romp with guest stars Lucille Ball, Preston Foster, and Mike Mazurki. The linen has been trimmed to the edge of the poster. Prior to professional restoration, this one sheet had fold wear, crossfold separations with small paper losses, a tear that extends into the red field, some paper loss in the left border, and tape lifts with small tears in the right border. There were pinholes, tears and chips in the borders; there are two chips still apparent. A delightful poster with terrific artwork by caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. Fine on Linen.


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