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    Idiot's Delight (MGM, 1939). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    The highlight of this delightful piece is the center image of a charming Clark Gable leaning in to kiss the absolutely glowing Norma Shearer. Based on the Pulitzer Adapted from a prize-winning play by Robert E. Sherwood, Gable portrays an American entertainer who is stranded in an Italian hotel at the beginning of World War II. Gable's famous rendition of "Puttin' on the Ritz" with his showgirls is featured in the inset image at the upper left . This is the first time Heritage has ever offered this romantic half sheet, featuring a portrait of our leading man with his love interest, Norma Shearer. The poster has fold wear, pinholes into the interior, mild creases, and a couple paper lifts in the upper border. There are minor surface scuffs and scratches in the image area and there is a tear in the lower border with paper tape on the verso. The poster shows toning and some slight color fading. Folded, Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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