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    A Night at the Opera (MGM, 1935). Fine on Cardstock. Window Card (14" X 22") Al Hirschfeld Artwork.
    The anarchic revelry of the Marx Brothers taking on wealthy and pompous upper crust "swells" was just the ticket for Depression-era movie goers and was perhaps their best film. This window card sports the wonderful art of Al Hirschfeld, with a nice photo on the bottom of Kitty Carlisle and Allan Jones in a classic clinch. Professionally restored, this window card once showed edge and surface wear, paper lifts, and tears, including a few tears into Groucho and Harpo's images. The imprint area, the words "Marx Brothers," and parts of the title and background have been airbrushed, and there is touchup applied to Carlisle and Jones' images as well.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2020
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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