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    Cock of the Air (United Artists, 1932). Insert (14" X 36"). Chester Morris and Billie Dove star in this Howard Hughes produced romantic comedy of a demanding French actress who is upset because she has not recently received the proper adulation from WW I Allies. To calm her down, a meeting is arranged between the actress and a charming Army official in Italy. Hughes and the Hayes office supposedly went round and round about this one and hundreds of feet of film ended up on the cutting room floor! The poster was folded in three places and has some wear to three of the four corners. The poster was restored and the problems were addressed. Did you notice that female caricature seems to have nothing but jewelry and shoes on? The insert now displays beautifully. Fine+.

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