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    Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1942). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Since the ongoing war prevented filming at an airport after dark, the scene depicted in this lobby card had to be filmed on a soundstage, with a cardboard cutout airplane and forced perspective. To create the illusion of a full-sized plane, director Michael Curtiz employed little people to portray the crew that prepares the "plane" for take-off. This card features no vertically challenged actors, although Claude Rains and Humphrey Bogart both stood several inches shorter than Ingrid Bergman. Restoration patched tears in the corners and on the edges, damage by "the usual suspects" of poster pins and theater use. Fine/Very Fine.

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    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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