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    Gone with the Wind (MGM, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style CF. Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh star in one of the most important pictures ever made. The film went on to win Oscars for Best Picture, Actress, Director, Screenplay and Supporting Actress among others. Shortly after the film's initial release the film went into a wider release and to allay the public's fears that the film would be abridged, MGM announced that the only thing that had been cut were the ticket prices. Some of the first one sheets printed were shipped out with paper snipes attached to them announcing the "Full Length, Nothing Cut" information while others were printed with the sniped information printed on the poster. This example has the printed information identifying it as a poster printed during the second month of the film's release. This is the very rare style CF and is one of the more desirable of the four styles done. The poster had some border chips and a missing lower right corner. There was a large tear from the upper border into the upper right panel. There is another tear from border into the image above Gable's head. All and all this is a very nice condition poster and with the excellent restoration displays like it is mint! The original release posters for this film do not come to auction often so get one while you can. Fine- on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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