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    Angels with Dirty Faces (Warner Brothers, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The familiar tale of two young boys from the streets, one of whom grows up to be a gangster (James Cagney) and the other a priest (Pat O'Brien). Brisk direction by Michael Curtiz, a superb score by Max Steiner, and terrific support from Humphrey Bogart and Ann Sheridan add up to one of the best crime dramas of the '30s. Cagney gave the performance of his career--from his classic line "Whadda ya hear, whadda ya say?" to his final scene of panicked crying as he walks the final mile to the electric chair, accompanied by his childhood pal. O'Brien begs him to grovel so the Dead End Kids will quit worshiping him as a tough-guy. Does he give in? Or is he really a coward? You never know for sure. Cagney is simply riveting and deservedly earned his first Academy Award nomination for his performance. There is touchup to the folds, pinholes in the corners, chips in the crossfolds, a minor chip in the upper right corner, a misfold in the top vertical fold, and a small chip with minor tear in the right border and Dead End Kid's head. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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