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    Idiot's Delight (MGM, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41"). In the days leading up to World War II, a disparate group of travelers is gathered at an inn in the Italian Alps. The only one unaffected by the ramifications of the upcoming war is Harry Van (Clark Gable), the leader of an all-girl vaudevillian group. Gable sings and dances for the only time in his career in the great "Puttin' on the Ritz" number. The film co-stars MGM beauty in blonde wig, Norma Shearer. This one sheet has had the top border trimmed. There is border wear with chipping and fold separation with loss of paper. These defects have been professionally restored and the poster is mounted on linen, giving it a clean appearance. Wonderful, vividly colored stone litho portraits of Gable and Shearer highlight this beauty. A very nice piece from this last major anti-war film before WW II. Fine- on Linen.

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    July, 2005
    15th Friday
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