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    Babes in Toyland (MGM, 1934). Pressbook Cover (14" X 20") and Interior(Multiple Pages).
    Considered perhaps Laurel and Hardy's best feature film made for Roach, though arguably that accolade could go to Way Out West or Sons of the Desert, this picture has long held a special place in an older generation's heart. Based on a Victor Herbert operetta, our stars play Ollie Dee and Stannie Dum, two hapless yet loveable toymakers who try to outsmart the evil villain, Barnaby, to keep him from throwing Mother Peep and her daughter Bo Peep from their shoe. Posters for this film have always been very scarce and hard to find. This lovely front cover from the original release pressbook has been cleaned and pressed to make for a wonderful and farmable poster. Artwork is by the inimitable Al Hirschfeld. The interior of the pressbook is here and as was done by MGM in those days, printed on newsprint and this copy is very fragile and in pieces, thus the reason for the lower grade. Fine- on Paper.


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    November, 2011
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