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    Alibi (United Artists, 1929). Title Card and Lobby Cards (3) (11" X 14"). An early gangster picture directed by the notorious Roland West - he insisted on absolute secrecy during the filming of his movies and only shot at night - this is the story of Chick Williams (Chester Morris), a ruthless criminal faced with establishing an alibi after pulling off a daring warehouse robbery. A critical and popular success, the film was nominated for three Oscars, including Best Picture, Best Actor (Morris), and Best Art Direction (William Cameron Menzies). Offered here is the title card and three scene cards from this important picture. The title card and the scene card picturing the police officer each have several staple holes in the image area, but these are the only flaws of note. Otherwise, these extremely attractive and desirable cards are in exquisite condition. Near Mint-.

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