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    Bus Stop (20th Century Fox, 1956). Poster (30" X 40") Style Z.
    By 1956, Marilyn Monroe had become a star with successes in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire, and especially The Seven Year Itch and was in a much stronger negotiating position with her studio. This film marks the first made by Marilyn Monroe Productions, along with a salary that finally reflected her worth and the presence of noted dramatic coach Paula Strasberg, who would be on the set of all subsequent Monroe pictures. Her hard work paid off and Monroe received critical praise for her performance as down-and-out saloon singer Chérie and her rendition of "That Old Black Magic" by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer. This fabulous poster had a tear in both the bottom and left edges that extended into the yellow field, a small chip in the top left corner, a minor hole in the right border, and light creasing. Professional restoration has beautifully addressed these issues. This rarely seen poster features the classic scene of Monroe with co-star Don Murray. Fine+ on Paper.


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