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    River of No Return (20th Century Fox, 1954). French Grande (47" X 63").
    Accomplished poster artist Roger Soubie portrays a radiant Marilyn Monroe against the backdrop of a swirling blue-green river, hinting at the action and adventure that awaits. Another wildly popular actor of the 1950s, Robert Mitchum, stars with Monroe in this story set during the gold rush in Canada. Matt Calder (Mitchum) builds a raft to chase down bad guy Harry Weston (Rory Calhoun) through the rapids with the help of his son Tommy (Mark Calder) and dance hall girl, Monroe. The poster displays beautifully after restoration addressed pinholes in the corners, a tear in the top border that extends into the background and one in the credits, cross fold separation, and fold wear. There is a very small stamp visible by the title. The appeal of this French grande is undeniable, and its beauty far surpasses the domestic versions! Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
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