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    Spartacus (Universal International, 1960). Road show Lobby Card Set of 9 (11" X 14"). Kirk Douglas was so impressed with Stanley Kubrick while working on "Paths of Glory" that the star insisted Kubrick direct "Spartacus." Douglas also hired Dalton Trumbo to write the script and thus broke the ban on the Hollywood Ten that had been established during the McCarthy hearings on Anti-Communism. The set consists of eight horizontal lobbies and one vertical card. The vertical scene is considered the best as Douglas is shown fighting Woody Strode in the arena. Saul Bass' design can be seen running across the bottom of each of the cards. Most of the cards have between one and three very fine pinholes per corner. Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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