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    Bird of Paradise (RKO, 1932). One Sheet (27" X 41") Frederic C. Madan Artwork.
    Adventurer Joel McCrea is saved from drowning in the South Seas by islander Dolores Del Rio in this early sound romance. They fall in love in the idyllic setting, but Del Rio's obligation to be the sacrifice to the volcano gods gets in the way of a long term relationship. This was the first sound film to have a full symphony score, which was composed by Max Steiner. This is the first time Heritage has offered this beautiful stone litho one sheet. Prior to restoration, the poster had fold wear and separations, some scattered small holes from once being mounted, and tears from the borders into the background. There are also tears in the first "A" of "Paradise," two in the vertical fold, one in Dolores Del Rio's arm, and tears in Joel McCrea's face. The border had a half inch trim on all sides with another half inch of border remaining that retains its original copyright information. There is some faint staining that is still visible towards the bottom of the poster. Artwork by Frederic C. Madan. Fine+ on Linen.


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