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    Casablanca (Warner Bros., 1947). Folded, Fine+. French First Release Pressbook (8 Pages, 9.25" X 12.5").
    Despite the great talent in Hollywood at the time, no one other than Humphrey Bogart could have filled the role of Rick Blaine, a world-weary ex-freedom fighter who runs a nightclub in Casablanca during the early part of WWII. This Michael Curtiz-directed masterpiece is considered by many to be the best film ever made. This is the debut offering of this scarce original first release French Pressbook from the film picturing the posters produced for its 1947 release. Sydney Greenstreet's image and much of the orange background have been airbrushed on the cover. Touchup has been applied to parts of the background, image, and printing on the cover and several pages. Signs of use still visible include fold wear, creases, as well as unobtrusive stains and smudges. Also apparent are minor tears and pinholes. There are faint writing remnants on the verso.


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