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    The African Queen (United Artists, 1952). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Most of this gripping adventure film was shot on location in Africa, which caused quite a few problems for director John Huston and stars Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, but resulted in a brilliant and believable action classic. Bogart won his only Academy Award for his role as the alcoholic, but redeemable, Charlie Allnut, who leads the prim Rose Sayer (Hepburn) down the river to bomb a German gunboat during WWI. Prior to its professional restoration, this dramatic one sheet had pinholes in the corners and borders, tears extending from the borders into the image area, a V-shaped tear just above the Technicolor box, some chipping and tearing at the fold lines and in the left and right borders, and chips in both left corners. All of these issues have been repaired and are now unnoticeable. A colorful depiction of the beloved classic film, this is one exciting poster. Fine- on Linen.


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