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    The African Queen (United Artists, 1952). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A. Adapted from the novel by C.S. Forester, this is certainly one of the finest films to feature either Katharine Hepburn or Humphrey Bogart, and that's saying a lot. The story is a classic one, about opposites attracting, in this case hard-drinking, rough talking Charlie Allnut (Bogart) and upper crust, oh-so-proper Rose Sayer (Hepburn), set against the backdrop of East Africa in World War II. The movie was nominated for four Academy Awards, with Bogie taking home the statue for Best Actor (his only Oscar win). The rare half sheet shows some edge tears, with a 4" tear in the left border, some smudging and staining overall, and a 1/2" "V"-shaped tear in the center of the image. In spite of these minor considerations, this is a very attractive and dramatic poster boasting a high degree of eye appeal. Fine.

    Estimate: $600 - $800.

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    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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