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    A Day at the Races (MGM, 1937). Pre-War Belgian (24" X 33.25").
    After a string of hits at Paramount, the Marx Brothers (Groucho, Harpo, and Chico) left that studio during a contract dispute, and were quickly lured to MGM by producer/wunderkind Irving Thalberg, whom they greatly admired and respected. There, they made A Night at the Opera (1935) and this film. Unfortunately, during the production of this picture, Thalberg died unexpectedly, and the Brothers, now bereft of Thalberg's support, made one picture for RKO and three more for MGM, but this one is considered by many to be the last great Marx Brothers film. Offered here is a beautiful, pre-War Belgian poster in superb condition. Only our strict policy of not awarding a grade higher than Very Fine+ to a poster mounted on linen keeps us from giving this beauty an even higher grade. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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