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    The French Connection (20th Century Fox, 1971). British Quad (30" X 40"). Winner of the Academy Award for both Best Picture and Best Actor (Gene Hackman), this gritty and fast-paced crime drama set in New York City featured Hackman as police detective "Popeye" Doyle. He and his partner Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) are trying to track down the source of heroin from Europe into the United States. The film's high point, a car chase after an elevated train, set the standard for scores of movie action sequences to come. Already in near pristine condition before being backed, this poster only had one pinhole in the left border and a small tear in the bottom border. This British quad features an innovative variation on the design used for the American poster, to great effect. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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