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    A Night at the Opera (MGM, R-1948). Fine/Very Fine. Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14") Al Hirschfeld Title Card Artwork. Even though the Marx Brothers' career was in a bit of a decline by 1948, MGM decided to reissue one of their true classics, A Night at the Opera. The title card features artwork by Al Hirschfeld and the scene cards have retained excellent color. General wear shown throughout the cards includes edge wear, pinholes, mild creases, and minor tears. There are also some stains and smudges mainly in the borders. The title card has some inked writing above the title, the #3 card has white paint at the edges of the title box, and each card has an ink censorship stamp at the bottom. The cards all have stenciled silver writing near the top edge of the image proclaiming MGM's Silver Anniversary. This was most likely added at the theater, who received specialized stencils from the studio. Fine/Very Fine.


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