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    City Streets (Paramount, 1931). One Sheet (27" X 40"). Gary Cooper stars as a sideshow sharpshooter who falls for the daughter (Sylvia Sidney) of a racketeer. At first she wants him to join her father's gang and he refuses, but after she gets framed and sent to prison, the father finally lures Cooper under the pretense that he can help his daughter. This was only Rouben Mamoulian's second film and the picture is a classic in the gangster genre; made at the same time as "Little Caesar" and "The Public Enemy." There is one tear that goes through the "r" of the title, a few smaller tears, several creases, and some small holes. The poster has been professionally restored, greatly minimizing these defects. This is an exceedingly rare poster that features a terrific shot of a young Gary Cooper silhouetted against a dark, atmospheric background. This poster is not trimmed. This is one of the full-bleed Paramount posters which were produced by the studio for a short time period. Very Fine- on Linen.

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